This documentation applies to the 8.1 version of Remedy Action Request System, which is in "End of Version Support."

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Creating overlays to customize objects

While developing your BMC Remedy AR System application, you can customize some of the base components. Choose the object to be overlaid based on the customizations you require. Use the following table to select the overlay you want to create:

Customizations required

Overlay to create

Modifying a form's properties

Form overlay

Modifying view properties, or the layout or display properties of fields on the view (for example, highlight, color, and font) *

View overlay

Modifying a field's database properties (for example, permissions, length, and help text) *

Field overlay

     * To create view and field overlays, you must first create an overlay of the associated form.

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