Assign variables to an object - On Premises 6.4

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Variables are assigned to objects using the Variable Search dialog box (accessed from the Metadata tab in the Object Properties window).

To add a variable assignment to an object:

  1. Right-click on an object and click Properties.
  2. Select the Metadata tab in the Properties window and click New Assignment to open the Variable Search dialog box.
  3. Display the library variables using one of the following methods:
    • To locate and add a specific variable to the object, type part of the variable name in the Search box and press Enter

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    • To choose from a list of all variables in the library, leave the search field empty and press the ENTER key (on your keyboard).
  4. Select the variable you want to assign to the object (using the check box on the right). To change the variable value assigned to the object type a new value in the assignment field (for a text type variable), or select an option from the drop-down list (for a list of values type variable).

    Variable Search

  5. Click Insert Selected to assign the variables to the object and close the Variable Search dialog box.
  6. Click Apply in the Object Properties window.