How do I create a dynamic descriptor field?

Alina Lieber -

The following article will detail how to create a dynamic descriptor field in Dedoose. For an explanation of dynamic descriptors, check this article out.

1. To create a dynamic descriptor field:

1.1. Click the ‘Descriptor Tab’.

Click the ‘Descriptor Tab’.

1.2. Go to Set Fields.

Go to Set Fields.

1.3. Click the ‘Add Field’ button.

Click the ‘Add Field’ button.

1.4. Title your field.

Title your field.

1.5. Select the Option List field type. Only this type of field can be a dynamic descriptor field.

Select the Option List field type. Only this type of field can be a dynamic descriptor field.

1.6. Under Field Options, add the possible options for the field.

Under Field Options, add the possible options for the field.

1.7. Check the ‘Dynamic Field’ box. This is the important part of dynamic descriptors.

Check the ‘Dynamic Field’ box. This is the important part of dynamic descriptors.

1.8. Click ‘Submit’.

2. You can also create a dynamic field when importing your fields:

2.1. Import your Descriptor Fields

2.2. When you will see the Descriptor Fields Importer pop up appear:

When you will see the Descriptor Fields Importer pop up appear:

2.3. Go to the Dynamic field and check the box for any fields you want to be Dynamic.

Go to the Dynamic field and check the box for any fields you want to be Dynamic.

2.4. Click ‘Next’.

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