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Reusable column rules

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Does anyone know if there is a central place to establish and store column rules for a field that can then be reused across many reports and views? I know that we can copy and paste the text mode code from one place to another but was wondering if there is a native capability available. The use case would be if we wanted to change the column rules, we could make the update centrally and not have to locate all of the reports and views using that field. Thanks in advance! Sara SARA ROTHKOPF Marriott International
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Hi Sara, Yes: I recommend baking such rules into calculated custom parameters, then using those to drive the formatting in the views. Regards, Doug Doug Den Hoed - AtAppStore Got Skills? Lend a hand! https://community.workfront.com/participate/unanswered-threads

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Wait, now that's one heck of a solution Doug! Remember, I'm still a good decade behind you now so I'm going to have to give this a try. Unless, of course, you have some sample code you'd be willing to share. By the way, just noticed the "unanswered threads" footer. Very nice and will give that a look ASAP. Narayan Raum Senior System Admin, Solution Architect & Delivery Lead of Workfront. Service & Business Manager. COE Lead. AVP Enterprise Data Governance Execution (EDGE) SunTrust Bank

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Well thank you, Narayan, on both counts. And yes, if you scroll to my entry on "https://community.workfront.com/discussions/community-home/digestviewer/viewthread?MessageKey=6578c6a8-783f-41bf-9fd2-48280b5dfa32&CommunityKey=aaafaff0-5e4e-4e38-8903-f1f990935567&tab=digestviewer#bm6578c6a8-783f-41bf-9fd2-48280b5dfa32%23bm6">this thread , I'd posted a presentation I gave at the first AtTask (sic) User Conference that includes a Powerpoint to help get you started on storing formatting rules in calculated custom parameters. Regards, Doug Doug Den Hoed - AtAppStore Got Skills? Lend a hand! https://community.workfront.com/participate/unanswered-threads

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Thanks for the idea! We will try this out. SARA ROTHKOPF Marriott International