Before learning to modify a custom field, make sure you know how to create a custom field.
You can edit all existing custom fields from the Fields module. Custom fields are typically used in Forms , Carrot queries, Data sheet views, and even as references within other custom fields.
In this guide, you'll learn some common operations for editing existing custom fields, such as:
If you need to track down a custom field in ChartHop in order to make changes or view its configuration, the best place to do so is from the Custom fields module. If you need to look at the data stored in a custom field, use the Data sheet. The custom fields module gives you three methods for locating a custom field:
The simplest approach is to search for the field in question using the search box in the top right-hand corner of the page.
The search bar narrows the results on the page to a more manageable list.
Alternatively, if you want to locate a set of fields used on a particular form, use the Form usage filter in the top left-hand corner of the page.
If you're just looking for a list of all custom fields currently in use, or alternatively all custom fields that are not currently in use, you can do so from the usage filter in the top left-hand corner of the page.
If you've just created a custom field and you need to correct an error, or if you need to look at the Carrot query used in a particular custom field, you'll need to use the Edit function. To edit or view the contents of a custom field, follow the directions below.
If you need to clone an existing custom field, you can do so from the Custom fields module.
If you need to delete a custom field, you can do so from the Custom fields module.