Adding a field group to your data model

Add a field group to your data model to store the values of a group of related fields in a page data structure. You can then reference this field on a form to collect values from users at run time.

Add a field group to your data model to store the values of a group of related fields in a single data structure. You can then reference this field on a form to collect values from users at run time.

For example, you can capture the first name, last name, and address of a person in the Prospective Client field group.

  1. Access the data model for a data type or a case type, based on how the field will be used in your application.
    • To view fields in a data type:
      1. In App Studio, click the Open runtime toolbar icon.
      2. Click Turn editing on.
      3. In the navigation panel, click Data to display the Integration Designer.
      4. Click the name of a data type.
      5. Click the Data model tab.
    • To view fields in a case type:
      1. In App Studio, click the Open runtime toolbar icon.
      2. In App Studio, click the Open runtime toolbar icon.
      3. Click Turn editing on.
      4. In the navigation panel, click Cases to display the Case Type Explorer.
      5. Click the name of a case type.
      6. Click the Data model tab.
      7. 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.
  4. In the Type column, select Field group from the list of options.
  5. In the Options column, select a data type from the autocomplete field.
  6. Click Done.