Modify extended entity attribute details

You can modify the details of all extended entity attributes.

About this task

  • The fields marked with * are mandatory.
  • When an entity attribute is created for the child node of an extensible object, it cannot be assigned to another extensible object in the Extensible Objects tree.
  • The extended entity attributes are linked to database columns of a specific datatype and so the entity attribute type cannot be modified. If you want to modify an entity attribute type, delete the entity attribute and create a new entity attribute of the same entity attribute type.


  1. Navigate to the Object Extensibility screen. To navigate to the Object Extensibility screen, perform the following steps:
    1. Log in to Sterling Business Center as an administrator.
    2. From the System Setup Home page, expand the Customizations menu, and then click Object Extensibility.
    The Object Extensibility screen is displayed.
  2. In the Extended Object tree, select the extensible object to which the entity attribute you want to modify belongs.
    The list of entity attributes for the extensible object is displayed in the Extended Attributes Panel
  3. Click the short description of the entity attribute you want to modify. The Entity Attribute Details panel, on the Attribute Management screen, is displayed.
  4. To modify the short description of the entity attribute, modify the value in the Short Description box.
  5. To modify the long description of the entity attribute, modify the value in the Long Description box.
  6. Click Save to save the modifications to the entity attribute