Maintain a field validator

You can modify, copy and delete a field validator.

  1. Navigate to Capture > Field validators.

    By default, the field validators available within your working category are displayed.

  2. To display the field validators within a specific category, select the category on the Category list.
    The field validators from the selected category are listed.
  3. To modify a field validator:
    1. Click the field validator to modify.

      The Edit field validator dialog box is displayed.

    2. Make changes as needed.
    3. Save the field validator.
  4. To create a copy of the field validator:
    1. On the context menu of the field validator to copy, click Copy.
      The New field validator dialog box displays the copy of field validator with the name, CopyOf_<field validator name>.
    2. Make changes as needed, such as rename the validator.
    3. Save the field validator.
  5. To delete a field validator, on the context menu of the field validator to delete, click Delete.

    On confirmation, the selected field validator is deleted.

    Note You cannot delete a field validator if it is used in a folder type or extraction group field. You must un-assign the validator from all the fields where it is used before deleting it.