Mass editing

The List module makes it possible to display the content of several fields at once and gives you the ability edit several records with one action.

Choose the columns to be displayed by clicking the Show Columns button.

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The Show Columns button

Then chose the field or fields from the modal. Select the Type field for now and click on the Update button.

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Choose the fields to be displayed and click “Update”

This makes the Type field appear in a new column to the right of the record list:

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Click on the title to enable mass edit mode

To enable mass editing you have to switch into the record list single view by clicking the tables title:

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Click one of these buttons to mass-edit the according columns

Edit all headers

To edit the headers of all records in one go, select the pencil icon next to the “Header” label:

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Click the button next to the Header column to mass edit the fields

You will then see this:

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Changes will be applied to all fields

Upon saving this change will be applied to all records.

Edit all selected fields

All fields that are currently viewable can be edited at the same time by selecting a different icon:

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Click the button next to the Header column to mass edit the fields

The result is almost the same form, but with the additional field “Type”:

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Changes will be applied to all fields

Edit selected fields of selected records

When the advanced clipboard with multi-selection mode is activated, it is possible to select only those records that should be edited.

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Selecting records for editing

The result is a form for editing just the chosen field for the selected records.