Other interest
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Basic specification
Visible name Other interest
Typical usage An all-purpose classifier. Create your own categories to organize plants according to their special interest to you.
Visible display type Displayed using a drop-down list with customized icons.  Separate more than one other interest with semicolons.
Data entry view Special qualities view

Storage details
SQL name OtherInterest
Storage type A text value up to 40 characters in length.

Import / export notes

When importing and exporting the column name for this item is OtherInterest.
When importing with the Merge option, the existing semicolon separated values of this item will be merged with the values specified in the input file.
Action File type Notes
Import Delimited file Any value is acceptable, even values that are not in the list of custom categories for this item.

Use semicolons to separate more than one value.

XML file ditto
Export Delimited file Exported as it is stored in the database.
XML file ditto

Publication templates

The replacement tag is <cb:OtherInterest>. The possible attributes for this tag are shown below. Values marked with an asterisk are used by default.
Attribute Possible values Notes
graphics on * The graphical symbol associated with this item is placed on the HTML page.
off No graphical symbol is shown.
text on * The text value of this item is written to the document.
off No text is written.


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Last reviewed March 25, 2004   


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