The Variables tab is used to add global variables for further referencing on various Portfolio object tabs, as well as on other CV objects tabs. The Variables tab has a mini toolbar with a standard set of buttons for adding rows with properties to a table. To create a variable in the table, add a blank row with the help of the Add row or Insert row buttons, and specify the Variable properties. 

Variable Name is used to specify the name of a variable. 

Description is used to type more detailed information concerning the variable usage. 

Type is used to specify the data type for the data stored in the variable. The available data types are VARCHAR, INTEGER, FLOAT, and DATE.