Customizing your categories
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The nurseries you buy from and the layout of your gardens is unique to you.  As you organize your specimen, you�ll want to create special categories for the things most important to you. All of the drop-down combo-boxes can be customized to show exactly the list of categories you want. Here�s how.

From the Category View, select the type of category you want to customize:


Use the New category and Remove category buttons to get just the right combination that�s important to you.

The �Full text� field is what you�ll see in the combo-box. The �Code� is a shortcut that can be used to quickly select the category without typing the full text. The �Color/Icon� is the picture you�ll see whenever the category is selected.

See also

   The Category View

   Setting default values for new specimen records

   Using codes as shortcuts in the category fields

   Categories that allow free-form data entry

   How do I specify more than one best use, desirable quality or adverse quality for a specimen?

   Specifying climate zone ranges

   Custom categories

For an index to other topics see

   Using the Compleat Botanica


Last reviewed March 25, 2004   


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