Configure help text for custom properties


As a library administrator, you can configure help text for custom properties. This provides help for end-users when they fill in properties.

You can customize help text for properties with the following field types: Integer, Decimal, Person, and String.

Help text in custom property fields


To configure help text:

1. Open the library administration interface.

2. Select Document classes and select the required document class.

3. Press Settings next to the required custom property. 

4. In the pop-up, if you can:

  • leave Use customized help text unselected: the default help text is displayed in custom property fields, indicating the type of data to enter, for example, text or numerical value
  • select Use customized help text and enter text in the Customized help text field: the text you enter is displayed in custom property fields

Note: The customized help text is limited to 20 characters.

  • select User customized help text and leave the Customized help text field empty: no help text is displayed in custom property fields


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