1. Modeling
  2. Dimensions
  3. Lists
  4. Create list properties

Model builders use list properties to store additional information relating to lists, such as formulas and data tags. For example, you can use a list property to create display names for list items in numbered lists.

Create any lists you might need in General Lists in the model settings bar.

To create a list property:

  1. Select General Lists in the model settings bar.
  2. Select a list, then select Open.
  3. Select Properties > Insert.
  4. Type a name for the list property. Create extra list properties by typing each list property on a new line.
  5. Select Before or After to add the list property before or after an existing list property in the list. Select Start or End to add the list property to the start or end of the list.
  6. Select OK.

Refer to the table below for a description of each column in Properties.

Column nameDescription
FormatSelect the list property's format type. List properties and line items share the same format types. Learn more in Format line items.
FormulaType the formula for the list property. For example, you can use formulas in list properties to preserve list item names before you convert a list to a numbered list. Learn more in Add formulas to list properties.
Data TagsAssign data tags to the list property.
NotesAdd notes to the list property.
Referenced ByShows the line items that reference the list property in a formula.