This control is used to enable the selection of a value out of a list of key/value pairs. The key/value pairs
are derived from a CooDictionary. The available options that have to be stored in the dictionary may be
determined for example by a web service (e.g. zip code/city). A Fabasoft Folio Domain can also be used as a
web service (e.g. retrieving a dictionary with object_address/object_name entities by a SOAP call).
The selected value is stored in a compound property, which consists of at least two string properties. The
key of the selected entry is stored in the first property and the value is stored in the second property of
the compound property.
compound type can be used for properties. The
display action can be used to display the property values in a column of an
The Sorting of List property of the compound type determines whether and how (ascending or descending) the
dropdown list is sorted.
In read-mode the currently stored value is displayed. In edit-mode the value for the currently stored key is
retrieved from the dictionary before it is displayed. If the key could not be found in the dictionary anymore,
the old value is displayed.
Defines the source of the dictionary, from which the values are determined. The dictionary that stores the
available options should have the same name as the property’s reference followed by _hint (e.g. the
property is called MYSWC@100.999:city the dictionary containing the options should be stored in a variable
called city_hint in the vApp). It is also possible to pass a name for a variable in the vApp that contains
the dictionary or a reference of a dictionary property.