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Text Column

The Text column is a Flex Fields column specifically for text values.

Structure with a Text field
Flex Fields

Adding a Flex Field

To add a Flex field to a structure:

  1. Open the Add Column menu

  2. Select the appropriate category (Number, Text, or Date)

  3. Choose the New option (ex. New Number...)

  4. Name your field

  5. Click Create

Creating a custom text field

Flex Fields are Local

Flex fields are local fields, meaning they are only available in the current structure. You can delete the column and reuse the flex field later – it gets saved under the corresponding field menu – but it isn't available in any other structure.

This allows you to create as many custom fields as you need for a specific structure, without cluttering up the column menu for everyone else!

Flex Fields

Global Flex Fields

The following global Flex fields are available in all structures:

  • Notes

  • Item Start Date

  • Item End Date

The values in these fields are shared across structures: if an issue appears in multiple structures, values in the Notes, Item Start Date, or Item End Date fields are available in any of those structures.

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