Configuring Fields → Field Types and Settings → Multi-Group Fields
Multi-Group fields allow you to define one or more groups for users to choose from.
Multi-Group fields are useful for assigning multiple groups of people to be secondarily responsible for items while they reside in a particular state. For example, you may want customer requests to be owned by a product management group and a marketing group when they are first added to the system. You can specify these groups as secondary owners in the "New" state. This configuration is made in SBM Composer. For details, refer to the SBM Composer Guide.
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 Multi-Group 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.
For projects, select this check box to override field properties inherited from the parent project or workflow.
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.
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.
Enables users to select one or more values from check boxes populated with selections listed in the Selections area.
Indicates the number of rows that display values for the field on forms. You can set the number of rows to be displayed as appropriate for the number of expected values for the field. This option is available for the List Box and Allow Searching options.
Select one or more values, and then click Enable to allow users to select the group as a value.
Select a value, and then click Use Inherited to use the value's status from the parent workflow.
Click this link to add group selections to the field. This option is only available when you are editing a workflow. For details, refer to Adding User and Group Values.
Includes in the list groups that were previously specified as selections and later deleted. You can then delete the referenced selection.
Set a default value by selecting Manage User/Group Defaults. Default values can be set for workflows if overrides have been enabled for the field in SBM Composer. You can also set or override default values in projects. For details, refer to Setting Default Values for User-type Fields.
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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