To commit changes in FieldMaker:
  1. Open FieldMaker by going to Tools > System Utilities > FieldMaker Configuration
  2. Click on the Processes tab
  3. Choose Commit changes and click Run Process
  4. After ensuring that everyone else is out of FIMS, click OK on the next screen's pop-up.
  5. It might take a while to process. If you wish to use the FM fields in Crystal reports or Compass, say yes to the rebuild SQL question.
  6. When finished you can open FIMS and your changes should be visible.