Display Selected Fields in the Workbench

About this task

  • Select fields to display in the Workbench.
  • Field selection.

Select Fields to Display in the Workbench

There are one or more fields for points that, when displayed, help you determine exactly what a point represents. You can display as few or as many of these fields as you want in the Workbench's right pane list.
Note: Two useful fields that display the point status are:
Needs Update… Displays a one (1) if a point configuration has changed and the project needs a configuration update.
Modified Displays the date when the point was last modified

Field Selection

About this task

Use the Field Chooser dialog box to select the point fields that will display in the right pane of the Workbench.


  1. Select Points in the left pane.
  2. Use any of the following methods to open the Field Chooser dialog box.

    Method 1

    1. Click the right mouse button in the right pane.
    2. Select Field Chooser… from the popup menu.

    Method 2

    1. Click View on the Workbench menu bar.
    2. Select Field Chooser.

    Method 3

    Click Field Chooseron the Workbench toolbar.

    The Field Chooser dialog box for points opens when you use any of these methods.

    A Fields that will not display.
    B Fields that will display.
    C Add/Remove Fields to and from the display list.
    D Moves a selected field further left in the pane.
    E Moves a selected field further right in the pane.
    F Accept/cancel changes in the display list.