Use Categories in Global Settings to organize your records to meet your needs.

Create a New Category

To create a new custom field select and fiil in the information oulined below.

  1. Internal Name: The name of this category internal to your organization. If you do not give the category a display name (below) the internal name will appear publicly.
  2. Display Name: If you would like this category to have a different name from the internal name you have given it, you can give it a display name here.
  3. Description: Write a brief description to remind yourself and others what can be put in this category.
  4. Useable For: Indicate what can be put in this category, for example, is this category only for documents, logistics, etc. To allow any category, leave this section blank.
  5. Applicable to events: If a category is not relevant for all events it can be marked as “Applicable for” to ensure it will only be shown for certain events.

Save your changes

Categories: +/- Columns

When you click you can select which columns will appear in the categories table.

  1. This box allows you to select every category.
  2. ID Each of the categories is given an ID to allow you to find it easily.
  3. Name Give you categories names to help you keep track of them.
  4. Description Write a brief description to remind yourself and others what can be put in this category.
  5. Events: Use this field to search for specific events in categories.
  6. For Indicate what can be put in this category, for example, is this category only for documents, logistics, etc. To allow any category, leave this section blank.
  7. Currently used to categorize: This column indicates what is being categorized, for example, published sessions, people, documents, etc.
  8. Times Used Find out how many times each category has been used.

Custom Fields

The People Table in Grenadine Event Manager ( Grenadine Event Manager ->People ) provides you with agreat deal of options when you select . If you require more columns to be added or need a specific column you can add it in the Custom Fields section of Grenadine Event Manager.

Grenadine Event Manager -> Settings-> Global Settings->Custom Fields

Process Overview

Creating a custom field is incredibly easy to begin click as shown highlighted in the image above.

  1. Name: The name of the custom field, it must start with a letter and be followed by alphanumeric characters or underscores.
  2. Applies to: The type of custom field, clarify if it is a person or a submission.
  3. Date Type: The type of field.