From the Insert menu, choose Links, and then choose VariableLink. The VariableLink Configuration dialog box appears.
On the General tab, click the Select Variable button. The Select a Variable dialog box appears.
Expand the system or display folder, and select the variable. Click OK.
Click the Format tab and define the general format of the VariableLink:
If you are formatting a numeric VariableLink, enter the number of digits to display before and after the decimal point in the Integer Digits and Decimal Digits boxes, respectively.
If you are formatting an alphanumeric VariableLink, enter the number of lines to display and the number of characters per line in the Number of Lines and Chars per Line boxes, respectively.
Select the miscellaneous properties for the VariableLink:
From the Date Format and Time Format lists, select the date and time formats to be used by the VariableLink .
From the Justification list, select how to justify the text in the VariableLink .
From the Alignment list, select the alignment you want to use by selecting either Horizontal or Vertical.
From the Delimiter box, select a separator character to include a separator between multiple values in the VariableLink.