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    How to create a new local display field (lds) to appear in the Details tab

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Primo
    • Relevant for Installation Type: Multi-tenant, Direct, Local

    Desired Outcome Goal:
    To create and display new lds field in records Details tab.


    1. Primo Home > Ongoing Configuration Wizards > Pipe Configuration Wizard > Normalization Rules configuration
    PNX Section: Display
    Create new NR rule using lds that isn’t in use. in order to present the empty PNX fields click on "Display Empty PNX fields".
    Please note that there is a limit of 200 local fields available in current Primo version.
    Deploy the NR set.

    2. Run update pipe (no harvesting is needed).

    3. Go to the code table 'FrontEnd Display Fields' and enter:
    Field code (for example 'lds10') and field name with the relevant language.

    4. Go to code tables 'Full Display Labels' and enter:
    Code (for example 'default.fulldisplay.lds10') and description for the relevant language.

    5. Go to Primo Home > Ongoing Configuration Wizards > Views Wizard > Edit
    Tiles Configuration > Full Display > Full Results > Edit.
    Press 'Add Line' and choose the new lds field. Press 'Create' (you can change the new field display order with the up and down arrows).

    7. Save and Deploy the view.

    Additional Information

    For more information, refer to the Back Office Guide:

    Back Office Guide > Additional Primo Features > Managing Local Fields

    Category: Backup & Restore - Primo

    Subject: Views Wizard - Primo

    • Article last edited: 12/26/2017
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