Configuring Fields → Field Types and Settings → Single Selection Fields
Single Selection fields allow users to select a single value for the field.
The Allow Override check box is automatically selected when you modify attributes and value and display options when you are adding or editing a project.
You can override the following Single Selection field attributes for default fields in projects and transition fields. Attributes set for fields in the Default Fields list apply to all transitions; attributes set for fields for a transition apply only to that transition.
Indicates that users are required to provide a value for this field. If a value was previously set for the field, the field label appears in green, italic text on forms.
Indicates that the field is available when users mass update items in a project. Mass updates allow users to simultaneously transition, update, or delete multiple primary items and to simultaneously update or delete multiple auxiliary items.
Indicates that users can view but not edit the field.
You can override the following display options for default fields in projects and transition fields:
Indicates that the Value Find feature is enabled for the field on submit, transition, and update forms. This allows users to enter to search for values.
Enables users to select one or more values from a list.
Use the Values section to set a default value for the field and change the status of selections as needed. For example, you may want to disable the "low" selection for a Priority field for a project that stores customer complaints, but enable it for a project that stores employee complaints.
The following options are available on this pane:
The field's default value, if applicable, is selected. You can change the default value by selecting the box next to the value.
The selection values defined in SBM Composer are listed.
Allows users to select the value for the field.
Selections are not available as new values on forms or for report search filters. If a selection is disabled after it has been used as a value, it appears as "(Disabled)" when users transition or update items and a valid value must be selected before the form can be completed.
Indicates the selection is inheriting its status from the workflow or parent project.
Indicates the numeric value given to the field's selections in SBM Composer. Weights can be used in Trend reports and in Summation fields when users sum the values contained in the Single Selection field.
Indicates prefixes defined in SBM Composer for the system Item Type field.
Select this check box to show deleted selections in the list.
Select to retain the field's current value when the transition is complete.
Select to clear the field's current value.
Select to use a default value for the field as the user executes the transition. You can then select a default value.
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