Aliasing fields

Aliasing fields allows you to choose how field names will appear throughout your Lightship site. After you alias a field once, you will not have to do it ever again! Here's how:

  1. Open the LAYER ADMIN panel and click the Data Sources tab. Select the data source you wish to alias.

  2. Click the "ALIAS" button in the "Fields" section of the data source edit screen. 

  3. Type your aliases into the columns "Display Alias" and "Shape File Alias". 

  4. Click "Save".

NOTE: The aliases you just created will follow you through the entire site. You only need to set an alias for a field once and it is done!

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