Field Definitions: VA Menu Templates Form

The following is a list of field descriptions for the VA Menu Templates form. Many of the descriptions include links to other topics that provide additional information about or related to the topic.

Active

Active check box on the VA Menu Templates form

Select this check box to activate this template. When this check box is selected, this template is available for users to use when adding a subfolder to a root folder on the Menu tab of the Main Menu.

Folder Template #

Folder Template # field on the VA Menu Templates form

Enter the folder template number. If you are adding a new template number, enter N, New, or + to create a new template.

Note: The system begins numbering custom templates at 10,000. This helps to distinguish them from the standard templates that arrive with the system.

Folder Title

Folder Title field on the VA Menu Templates form

Enter the name of the template, up to 30 characters.

Item

Item field on the VA Menu Templates form, Menu Items tab

Enter the item information in this field. If you selected F-Form from the Item Type drop-down, enter the correct form name. If you selected R-Report from the Item Type drop-down, enter the correct report ID. Press F4 for a list of valid forms or reports.

Item Type

Item Type field on the VA Menu Templates form, Menu Items tab

Select the correct type for this folder item:

  • F-Form

  • R-Report

MenuSeq

MenuSeq field on the VA Menu Templates form, Menu Items tab

Enter the display sequence for the item.

Tip: To make it easier to add additional items to your folder template, enter the display sequence in increments. For example, you might enter the first item with a sequence of 10, the next one with a sequence of 20, and so on. This allows you to easily add items to the middle of your sequence without having to renumber each item.

Module

Module field on the VA Menu Templates form

Enter the module that this template relates to. When users add a subfolder to the specified module's root folder on the Menu tab of the Main Menu, this template will be available for selection.