Users will need Full Write People permission to carry out this function.
In various parts of the software you will have the option to add a custom field. This will allow you to track information specific to you context. In the pop up, you will see an "+ Add custom field" button that lets you add custom fields to that section.
Each module has a slightly different editor pop-up window, but within the pop-up window you will see a "+ Add new custom field" button whenever that option is available.
After you select the "+ Add new custom field" button you can choose which type field you like to create to store data. Select the arrow on the right to choose from the dropdown list.
NOTE: View this article to see examples of these field types.
After you select which field type you'd like to use to store data you will see another pop up which allows you to configure your custom field.
The following configuration is also available:
Label - the name of the task
Description - a brief description for the task.
Is Required? - Determines if the new custom field must be filled in before accessing the next screen or saving.
Is Hidden? - Hides the field from the form.
Owner Access - Determines the access the profile's owner has to this data. This only affects access to their own profile and not others. For access to other people's profile, modify their permissions.
NOTE: Other configurations exists based on the field type you choose.
Editing Custom Fields
Click on the down arrow next to the custom field to edit the settings of the custom field.
Deleting Custom Fields
Click on the down arrow next to the custom field to delete the custom field.
Accessing Permissions of Custom Fields
Visit this help article on Limiting Access to People Custom Fields | One Church Software Help Center