Contribute provides four types of variables that can be assigned to objects or used in Topics:
- Text: Ideal for storing text that appears regularly in your documents. Text variables may be a string of any characters up to 2000 characters long.
- List Of Values: Similar to Text variables, except that you are able to choose from a list of preset character strings, each up to 255 characters long.
- File Objects: Used for File objects. Commonly used for logos and graphics.
- System: Produces standard system information such as: the time, the date, or the name of the user currently logged on.