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Is it possible to have a numeric attribute in trimble pathfinder without having to use a default value? I am trying to make a numeric attribute compulsory to fill in BUT because the data dictionary editor forces the use of a default value such as zero, the software automatically treats the attribute as being logged instead of alerting the field capturer if he or she has missed a field if they accidentally do not answer the question in the field.

This means that setting a numeric attribute to "required" doesn't mean anything in the field because if the value is not filled in it just accepts the default as a field entry anyway.

  • There is an option in the Data Dictionary Editor to make field entry required. I believe that means the feature can't be close until a particular field has be entered. – Mapsy Daisy May 7 '15 at 19:08

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