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Usergroup parameter type

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The usergroup parameter type provides a drop down list of user groups. If the parameter has a value saved, this value is displayed when the page is first loaded. If not, the default value (if any) is selected.

  • type (mandatory) must be usergroup.
  • name (mandatory) is the unique name of the parameter.
  • label (mandatory) (translatable) is the descriptive title of the field.
  • default (optional) is the default user group. This is the user group ID number.
  • size (optional) is the number of rows of the list to display. If there are more items in the list than the size specified then scroll-bars will appear. If omitted, the list will be shown as a drop-down list.
  • multiple (optional) is a Boolean argument. If true then multiple items may be selected from the drop-down list. If omitted, or false then only one item may be selected. [[[ Note: This option does not currently work. ]]]
  • description (optional) (translatable) is text that will be shown as a tooltip when the user moves the mouse over the drop-down box.
  • class (optional) is a CSS class name for the HTML form field. If omitted this will default to 'inputbox'.

Example XML parameter definition:

<param name="myusergroups" type="usergroup" default="" label="Select a user group" description="" />

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