Setting default values for new specimen records
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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�.

See also

   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

   Custom categories

For an index to other topics see

   Using the Compleat Botanica


Last reviewed March 25, 2004   


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