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How to create money and currency attributes*

The following document will explain how to enter money and currency attributes in Paragon.

For more information about what attributes are or how they can be used, please click here.

Here, we’ll walk you through how to create money and currency attributes. Note that there isn’t a limitation on the number of attributes you can create in Paragon.

Step 1: Open attribute setup

From any screen, hit the settings button. This will bring you to the settings page.

Under the attributes card, click on attribute setup to access the attributes setup module.

Step 2: Create a new attribute

To add an attribute, hit the create new attribute button.

Step 3: Name your attribute

First, enter the attribute name. Then, hit the next button.

When you hit the next button, certain conditions will be validated:

  • The name cannot begin with a space
  • The attribute name must be unique

Note that once you’ve completed setting up your attribute, the name of the attribute cannot be changed.

Step 4: Choose the attribute type

Now, choose the type of attribute you want. You can select from:

  1. Freeflow text or number entry
  2. List to choose from
  3. Money and currency
  4. On/Off
  5. Date picker

In this case we want to select money and currency then hit the next button.

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Choose the amount of decimal places you want to be displayed for the attribute value and hit the next button.

The system will now allow you to choose a default currency from the drop-down menu.If you do not want a default value to show up, leave the field blank. Once you’re happy with this, hit the next button.

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The system will now show a preview of what your money/currency attribute will look like. Here, you can enter an optional description for your attribute, as well as choose a category for your attribute. Once your changes are made, click the save changes button.

Next steps

Once you’ve created all your attributes, the next step will be to associate them to a module. This needs to be done for the attributes you just created to appear on their appropriate modules.

Here is an example of the attribute after it has been added to a module via the screen setup:

Updated on September 11, 2019

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