1.2.1. Open an Attribute Dialog Box

About this task

Buttons on the Attributes tab enable you to open an Attribute dialog box for a new or existing attribute.

  • New attribute.
  • Existing attribute.
  • Duplicate attribute.
Note: You can delete any attribute by selecting an ID and clicking Delete.

New Attribute


  1. Click New on the Attributes tab in the Class dialog box.

    The New Attribute dialog box opens.

  2. Select an ID in the Field ID dropdown list.

    Note: If a Field ID is already listed on the Expressions tab, it will not be included in the dropdown list.

  3. Click OK.

    Result: An Expression dialog box for the new field expression opens.

    Existing Attribute Properties

  4. Select an existing attribute.
  5. Click Properties.

    Result: The Attribute dialog box with specifications for the existing attribute opens.

    Duplicate Attribute

  6. Select an existing attribute.
  7. Click Duplicate.

    A Duplicate Attribute dialog box opens.

    The selected source data item displays.

  8. Enter a unique name for the Destination attribute.
  9. Click OK.


The Attribute dialog box with specifications for the source attribute opens.