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Select Box Data

Administrators and screen designers who can modify task screens can specify options that appear in task fields. Users select an option to populate the field. Providing field options helps users provide the correct data, and limits possible responses.

You can specify options for the following types of fields:

You can specify custom data that you want to use to populate select boxes in XML files. For example, you can use Select Box Data XML files to populate options for a City or State drop down box in the Create User task.

You can also use the Select Box Data XML file to configure a dependency between two fields in a task screen. For example, the options that are available in the City field can depend on the option a user chooses in the State field.