Attribute Naming

Specifies the name or names of the currently defined attributes. Under Name on the Attribute tab of the Preferences Setup dialog box, select from the following options:

Generate default
When the user adds a new attribute to an entity, a default name, such as Attribute_1, is generated and default settings are applied in the Position box on the Attribute tab. To edit an attribute name, select it on the Attribute tab in the Entity window and type it in the Name box.

Use text in preceding field
Select this option to create an attribute name based on the protected field text that appears before the attribute field on the terminal screen. Note: This setting only applies to hosts that have defined fields on their terminal screens.

None - prompt for input
Select this option to be prompted with an Enter Attribute Name dialog box.