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By pressing Add Unit navigates you to a new pop up window as shown in the example below where you fill out the new unit of measure information. Some fields are mandatory some are optional for unit of measure creation.

Unit of Measure creation fields

Name String
Mandatory
The label of the unit of measure that you will see in the list when creating an event and where the unit of measure will be needed.

Key String
Mandatory
The unique key represents the original representation of the unit where the name is a label that can be added as a descriptor.

Description String
Optional
The description of the unit of measure for the clients usage.

ISO Code String
Optional
ISO codes are alphabetic codes that represent the various currencies, mass, time etc. used throughout the world.

Symbol String
Optional
The symbol that represents the unit of measure. For example – €, min., etc.

Multiplier Integer
Mandatory
A number that represents the value of how much its supposed to multiply for the currency to be exact.

Type Enum
Mandatory
The types of measures:
  • Other
  • Currency
  • Mass
  • Time
  • Temperature
  • ElectricCurrent
  • AmountOfSubstance
  • LuminousIntensity
  • Distance

Metadata Object
Optional
It is used for storing information in the clients data base. Optional information for clients reference.

If you filled out all the information correctly then you can press the icon button Add and the unit of measure will be saved.

If the information is filled out incorrectly the information bar will be shown in red. If you did all the steps correctly the unit of measure should be created in the Settings → Units of Measure and shown as in an example. After creation you can Edit it or Delete the unit of measure from the list.

If the information is filled out incorrectly the information bar will be shown in red as in an example below.

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