[resolved] [data model] drop down list field

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[resolved] [data model] drop down list field

Hello,
I need to create a field in an entity which in the web user interface appears as a drop down list with records extracted from another entity. I didn't find that in the administrator guide.
How can I do that ?
Thank you.

Employee

Re: [resolved] [data model] drop down list field

Hi,
In the data model, you have to change the type of the attribute to a "Custom Simple type" (right-click on the attribute > Change to a simple type > Custom > OK)
Then, right-click on the sub-element of the attribute and select "Edit Enumeration" : there, you can set the values that will appear as a drop-down list in the Web UI.
regards
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Re: [resolved] [data model] drop down list field

Thank you for your answer.
The problem is that i need to set values, which are records of another entity. So if I add a new record in my entity this new record will automatically appear in my drop down list.
Is it possible to do that ?
Employee

Re: [resolved] [data model] drop down list field

Yes, you have to declare your attribute as a foreign key (right-click > set the foreign key).
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Re: [resolved] [data model] drop down list field

That works, but the only element displayed in the drop down list is the primary key of my entity, is there a way to display other elements of the entity ?
Employee

Re: [resolved] [data model] drop down list field

Hi,
The feature is close to the Foreign Key : it is called "Set the Foreign Key Infos". You can set the attributes you want to see in the Web UI from a FK attribute. Do not forget to check "resolve automatically in the Web".
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drop down list field

hi, can You tell me how to apply validation rule in dropdown box. suppose we have two value in dropdown box- yes and no. if i am selecting yes input feild should be enabled and in case of no it should be disabled. IN  talend open studio for mdm.

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Re: drop down list field

Yes These we can do easily in Enterprise Edition their we have option to create on entity right click then u can see the option like validation rule then u can create validation rule. 

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