If you�ll be creating several new specimen records and each of them have some common characteristics, it�s convenient to have the common values automatically filled in for you. This can be done by checking the box labeled �Default category for new specimen�.
As shown in this example, all new specimen will automatically have their Life cycle set to �Annual�.
The Category View
Customizing your categories
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
For an index to other topics see
Using the Compleat Botanica
Last reviewed March 25, 2004