Link to Form Fields


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TOTAL's addenda tools include a way for you to link information from your appraisal report into your addendum.  By linking information from your report into your addendum instead of typing it in directly, you can use the same addendum in multiple reports and it will automatically update with the correct information from each report.  For example, instead of typing the address of "123 Main Street" you can link the address field in your report to the addendum.  The addendum then transfers in the the address from the address field, marking it in blue.  Then, if you save the addendum and load it into another report, the address refreshes with the data from the new report.  To create these links in your addendum:

  1. In TOTAL's addenda tools, place your cursor in the addendum where you want to insert data from a report field.
  2. In the form window, click the field containing the data you want to include in the addendum.
  3. Once your cursor is in the proper field, click Link Field in the addenda toolbar to insert the contents of the selected field into your addendum.

The field data from the form transfers into the addendum.

  HINT:

You can link fields from more than one form in your report.  So you are able to link data from the main form, but also from an additional comps page, for example.

 

If you don't like scrolling through your forms in the split screen view, there is another way to insert fields from your report's major form:

  1. From TOTAL's addenda tools, click the Insert Field button.
  2. A menu appears showing the form's major sections.  Click the section you would like to use.

  3. Fields from that section are listed.  If an arrow is shown at the bottom of a list, use it to scroll down and see more fields.  Click the desired field in the list and it should be inserted into your addendum.