Define a combo box (drop-down list) property
A combo box (or drop-down list) allows a message sender to click the list and then select one of the values that the form designer has defined. For example, a list named Server Type might include the values Outlook Email, Oracle DB, and EC2.
Combo box (drop-down list) property example
Here's how this example property will appear to the message sender:
Combo box (drop-down list) displayed on a message form
To define the property, specify the following details and then click Create Property or Save Changes:
Name of the property displayed in email, text, and push messages.
Optional descriptive text that appears beside this property in the list on the Properties tab. You can use this to explain anything about the property that other communication plan designers might find useful - it isn't shown to message senders or recipients.
Text that appears on the form below the setting that's intended to help the message sender understand the intention of the property setting. Although this value is not mandatory, it should be used when the setting is potentially complex, or requires specific explanation to clarify its meaning in the context of the form.
Allows you to specify the values of the options that will appear in the drop-down list. Each line represents an option; if you want a value to be selected by default when the form is viewed, add an asterisk after the value. For example, the following is a valid list with a default value of ValueD:
Note: values will appear in the drop-down list in the order specified.
If you want to ensure that list values appear in alphabetical order, click Sort Alphabetically. For example, the list shown in the description of Values above would appear as follows after sorting: