Medicinal notes
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Basic specification
Visible name Medicinal notes
Typical usage A word processing-like note used to describe the beneficial uses of this plant.
Visible display type Medicinal notes are displayed using a word processing-like editor allowing for text to be formatted with different font faces, point sizes, and colors, as well as highlighting with bold, italics, and underline.
Data entry view Herbal medicine view

Storage details
SQL name MedicinalNotes
Storage type A Rich Text Format (RTF) item of up to 8000 characters.

Import / export notes

When importing and exporting the column name for this item is MedicinalNotes.
When importing with the Merge option, the existing text of this note will be kept, but its formatting will be lost; additional text will be added to the end of the current note.
Action File type Notes
Import Delimited file Any plain text.  No formatting rules are allowed.
XML file A valid RTF document.
Export Delimited file Exported as plain text without any formatting.
XML file Exported as a valid RTF document

Publication templates

The replacement tag is <cb:MedicinalNotes>. The possible attributes for this tag are shown below. Values marked with an asterisk are used by default.
Attribute Possible values Notes
text on * Show this item using the "richtext" attribute value (see below).
off Replace this tag with nothing; ignore the "richtext" attribute.
richtext on * Convert the RTF document to HTML and display the formatted text using the fonts, sizes, and colors as defined in the word-processing editor.
off Convert the RTF document to unformatted plain text.


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Last reviewed March 25, 2004   


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