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Data Dictionary - bring in variable settings automatically

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8/17/23

Description - Can the Data Dictionary listing for a variable include the settings around the variable (expiration, list enabled, etc.)? That way, non-admins can have easy access to the most current settings, without relying on an administrator to document either outside the tool or paste into the description.

Why is this feature important to you - At large companies, there can be many analysts who do not have visibility to administrative settings for variables. Admins typically document these settings outside the tool, but that can easily become outdated (and requires that the analyst knows where to access the information). Admins can now add these descriptions manually to the Data Dictionary, but that will be quite tedious, can become outdated quickly, and is prone to human error.

How would you like the feature to work - in the listing per variable, automatically include the settings information (allocation, expiration, type, list support, pathing enablement, etc.)

Current Behaviour - Admins typically document these settings outside the tool, but that can easily become outdated (and requires that the analyst knows where to access the information).