Data Item: Select-Type

Displays a list of options that can be selected by the person in charge of processing, and stores the selection results. The display method can be selected from four types. Multiple selection is possible with the check box type.

Configs: Common
  • Item Name
  • Field Name *
  • Data Type
  • Description
    • Correct Errors and Format
  • Note
  • Columns
    • 1
    • 2
    • 4
Configs: Select-Type
  • Form Type
    • Radio button (choose a single option from an array)
    • Check Box (choose multiple options using check boxes)
    • Select box (choose a single option from a dropdown menu)
    • Search select box (choose a single option by typing into the box to search)
  • Required
  • Type of data source
    • Fixed choice list
      • Choices
        • Choice ID
        • Label
      • Initial Value
      • Edit in CSV format
    • Get choice list via HTTP
      • URL
      • Initial Value (specify with Choice ID)
    • App-shared Add-on file
      • Shared add-on file
      • Initial Value (specify with Choice ID)
    • Add-on file
      • Add-on file
      • Initial Value (specify with Choice ID)
    • String-type data item
      • Choice ID (select String-type Data Item)
      • Label
        • Use Choice ID as Label
        • (select String-type Data Item)
  • Column Count (set up only when the Form Type is Rado button or Check box)
    • 1 – 10
  • Dependent Parent
    • (select a Select-type Data Item)


Settings Screen

Input Screen


  • In order to input/edit a Data Item, the editing permission at the Task must have been set to “Editable”
  • By selecting a String-type Data Item as the data source, data entered during the flow can be dynamically specified as an option (M208)
  • When using “Get choice list via HTTP” or “App-shared Add-on file” the options can be updated without editing the apps that use them (M319)
  • Column count determines how many options are displayed on a single line for radio button and check box-type selections
  • Selecting a dependent parent will restrict the choices in the child Data Item depending on what has been selected in the parent Data Item (M410)
    • The Choice ID of the options in the parent Data Item is linked to the matching leading digit(s) of the Choice ID in the child Data Item
  • The maximum number of characters that can be set for Choice ID and Label is respectively 1000 characters
  • The maximum number of choices that can be defined is 1000 when defining choices within the App
  • When the sub-type of Select type is “radio button/select box/check box”, an upper limit will be applied for the number of items displayed on the Task Operating screen
    • Do not display more than 1000 choices
    • If there are more than 1000 choices, use Search Select
    • Care must be taken when defining choices via HTTP or using Options Master (XML)
  • When acquiring the options via HTTP or from the Option master (XML), the maximum number of options that can be read is 150,000
  • The maximum size of Options Master file (Add-ons) that can be registered is 20MB
  • When registering the Options master (XML), if the option is violating the upper limit of Select-type Data Item, it will result in an error

See also

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