Vehicle Custom Fields

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This article provides a step-by-step guide on how to manage vehicle custom fields in BigChange. Custom fields allow you to add any additional information about your vehicles that is not included in BigChange by default. This feature is crucial for tailoring the software to meet your specific business needs.

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Navigating to Vehicle Custom Fields

To manage your vehicle custom fields, navigate to:

  • [Top menu] Profile (icon) → Admin setting → [Quick Links] Manage your vehicles → Vehicle custom fields

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Adding Vehicle Custom Fields

When adding custom fields, remember that any fields made mandatory must be answered each time you add a vehicle. This ensures that all necessary information is captured for each vehicle.

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Viewing Vehicle Custom Information

Any Vehicle custom fields you add appear in a separate section at the bottom of the vehicle form, beneath the default fields. This is where you can view a vehicle's information.

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Copying Custom Fields to Multiple Groups

Each vehicle group has its custom fields. However, if you wish to repeat some fields across multiple groups, you can use the ‘Copy list to…’ function. Complete the popup form and click 'Ok' to transfer all fields from one group to another. 

Should you copy the custom fields from one group to another, any pre-existing custom fields in the group you are copy the fields to, will be deleted and replaced. 

Before you complete the copying of custom fields, you will receive an on-screen warning reminding you of this.

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Deleteing a custom field

Deleting a custom field in BigChange is a permanent action and cannot be undone. All the data associated with that field will be lost. Therefore, it's crucial to double-check and confirm that the data in the field is no longer required before proceeding with deletion. 

The system will provide an on-screen warning asking are 'Are you sure you want to delete this custom field?' before the deletion process is completed to remind you of this.

 

Conclusion

Managing vehicle custom fields in BigChange allows you to customise the system to suit your business needs. By adding, viewing, and copying custom fields, you can ensure that all necessary vehicle information is captured and easily accessible.