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What are the Choice List Widget Properties

Choice List Widget

Choice List widget can be used to create a list of options for the end user to choose from while completing the workflow. Example— you might want to create a choice list for Gender—Female, Male, Not Specified. To use Choice List widget in your workflow, drag the widget from the left pane and drop it to the middle pane. Workflows can contain more than one Choice List widget.

Choice List Widget Properties

Data Source

Data Source default value is Fixed List. Use the Data Source property options—Fixed List, Reference List or Choice API. Select Fixed List and use Choices to create a choice list.  Select Reference List and use the Reference to drop down list to select a previously created list.  Select Choice API and use the API URL to point to a web site that contains your list, Method, Username, Password and Field Map to map the data.

Choices

Choices (Default) values are Choice 1, Choice 2, and Choice 3. Use the Choices property to add a “Fixed List”.  Example—Data Source is set to Fixed List. Add choices for Shift; i.e., First, Second, Third, Rotation. Use a return to place each choice on individual line. Example—Data Source is set to Reference List. Reference to property displays a drop down list of previously created lists. Select the list to be ‘referenced’. 

Unit

Unit is optional and default value is Empty. Use the Unit property to better define your choice list. Example—if you create a choice list of annual incomes, you can use the Unit to specify ‘dollars’ for a better understanding. 

Multiple Selection

Multiple Selection default value is No. Use the Multiple Selection property to allow the user to select one or more choices when filling out the workflow. Example—Multiple Selection set to Yes. When filling out the workflow, the user can select multiple selections from the choice list. A choice list displaying electronic appliances you own may include—refrigerator, microwave, washer, dryer, computer, etc. Multiple Selection set to yes allows selecting more than one choice. Note—Multiple Selection options include No and Yes.

Allow Barcode/QR Code Search

Allow barcode or QR code scan for search option

Repopulate Value

Repopulate Value default value is No. Use the Repopulate Value property to automatically repopulate (ditto) the previously submitted value. Example—Yes will remember the previously entered value and automatically populate the field every time a new Workflow is opened for data collection (user can manually change and this will become the new repopulate value); No will display the field blank every time a new Workflow is opened for data collection. 

Widget Layout

The Widget Layout default value is Two Line. Use the Widget Layout property to set to name (label) and value to a single line or two lines. Example—Two Line layout displays the widget name (label) on one line and the value (to be filled in) on a second line. One-Line layout displays the widget name (label) and the value to be filled in on a single line. 

Widget Layout default value is Two Line. Use the Widget Layout property to set to name (label) and value to a single line or two lines.

Widget Layout

Widget Layout default value is Two Line. Use the Widget Layout property to set to name (label) and value to a single line or two lines. Example—Two Line layout displays the widget name (label) on one line and the value (to be filled in) on a second line. One Line layout displays the widget name (label) and the value to be filled in on a single line. 

Choice List Widget—Common Properties

Choice List Common Properties include—Label, Font Size, Place Holder, Required, Unique, Unique Identifier, On Value Change, Hidden, Value Display Mode, Default Help Mode, Increase Indent By, Visibility Conditions and Validity Conditions. Reference Text Box Widget—Common Properties for definitions and examples. 

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