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List Field


List

The list form field type provides a drop down list or a list box of custom-defined entries. If the field has a saved value this is selected when the page is first loaded. If not, the default value (if any) is selected.

Options

Special options within this field are:

  • Multiple
    Allow multiple values to be selected - if activated.
  • List values
    The values of the list.

Related Information

See List form field type

Screenshots

Creating the field

Let's say you create a field with the options shown in the next figure. List field create-en.png

Using the field in the backend

In the backend while creating an article or a contact you see the field like in the following imageː

List-en.png

Using the field in the frontend

In the frontend, you can see the field as you see in the following image.

List field frontend-en.png

The option Automatic display is responsible for the position of the field and your template is responsible for the design of the field.
Fields are only displayed in the frontend if you have filled them with data in the article. If it is not a required field, can you forget it?

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