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2. On the Properties tab, enter the following information, as shown in
Figure 3-98:
Title: Projects
Description: Projects List
Figure 3-98 Properties tab of the Custom portlet
3. Click the Fields tab.
4. Click New Field, as shown in Figure 3-99 on page 127.
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Figure 3-99 Fields tab of the Projects list
5. For the Input Fields type, select Plain-text, single-line, as shown in
Figure 3-100 on page 128. Click Next.
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Figure 3-100 Field type selection window
6. Change the following values, as shown in Figure 3-101 on page 129:
Field name: Project.
Label: Project.
Default value: General.
–Size: 60.
Select the This field is required to have a value option.
Click Finish.
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Figure 3-101 The new Project
7. Using the following steps, add these additional fields: Project Manager, Start
Date, End Date, Project Description, and Project Plan:
a. Click New Field.
b. For the Input Fields type, select Name, as shown in Figure 3-102. Click
Next.
Figure 3-102 Input Fields type Name
c. Change the following values, as shown in Figure 3-103 on page 130:
Field name: projectmanager
Label: Project Manager
Click Finish.
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Figure 3-103 Project Manager field
d. Click New Field.
e. For the Input Fields type, select Date, as shown in Figure 3-104. Click
Next.
Figure 3-104 Input type Date
f. Change the following values, as shown in Figure 3-105 on page 131:
Field name: startdate.
Label: Project Start Date.
Default value: Leave field blank.
Select the This field is required to have a value option.
Click Finish.

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