Create sub-categories

 

In Award Force, you can create parent-child category relationships. Doing so will allow you to group like categories together for a better user and judging configuration experience. 

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To create parent and sub-categories, follow the instructions below:

Step 1: create the parent category

  1. Open the Manage workspace, go to Entries, and click Edit form
  2. Hover your cursor over the Category drop-down and click the + icon
    Click_%2B_to_create_a_new_category_in_configuration_mode.png
  3. Leaving the Parent category drop-down empty, create the parent category like you would with any other category (see: Category configuration)
  4. Click Save

Step 2: assign category to parent category

For a new category:

  1. In the Manage workspace, navigate to Entries, and click Edit form
  2. Hover your cursor over the Category drop-down and click the + icon
    Click_%2B_to_create_a_new_category_in_configuration_mode.png
  3. Choose your desired parent category from the Parent category drop-down
  4. Continue configuring the category as normal (see: Category configuration)
    Tip: if you will have several sub-categories with identical naming contentions under your parent categories, it is crucial that you assign a short code that identifies the parent category.
  5. Click Save

For an existing category:

  1. Open the Manage workspace, go to Entries, and click Edit form
  2. Select your category from the Category drop-down
  3. Hovering your cursor over the selected category, click the settings icon
    Settings_icon_that_appears_when_hovering_over_a_category_selected_on__Start_here__tab_in_configuration_mode.png
  4. Select a parent category in the Parent category drop-down
  5. Click Save 

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