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Adding a field group list to your data model

Add a field group list to your data model to store the values of a list of related fields in a page list data structure. For example, you can capture a list of names and addresses from your work history in the Previous Employers field group list.

Add a field group list to your data model to store the values of a list of related fields in a single data structure. For example, you can capture a list of names and addresses from your work history in the Previous Employers field group list.

  1. Access the data model for a data object or a case type, based on how the field will be used in your application.

    • To view fields in a data object:
      1. In the navigation panel of App Studio, click the Data Data objects and integrations .
      2. Click the name of a data object.
      3. Click the Data model tab.
    • To view fields in a case type:
      1. In the navigation panel of App Studio, click the Case types.
      2. Click the name of a case type.
      3. Click the Data model tab.
      4. Optional: To display fields that are inherited by your application, click Show reusable fields.
  2. Click + Add field.

  3. Enter the name of the field group list.

  4. In the Type column, select Field group (list) from the list of options.

  5. In the Options column, select a data object from the autocomplete field.

  6. Click Done.

  • Adding field group lists to forms

    To create comprehensive forms, you can categorize related values in a single data structure by adding a field group list to your form. For example, you can create a list of related fields to capture a job applicant's previous employers, and proposed employment start and end dates. Customer service representatives then complete the information when

  • Storage and display of fields
  • Creating a data object

    Use data objects to simplify the organization of the information that your application needs to process a case. For example, configure an Onboarding application to provide orientation course suggestions to new hires based on department. In the Onboarding application, a Courses data object might include fields such as Course ID, Course Title, Department, Duration, and Description.


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