Dropdown from Simple List of Values

AppSheet displays a dropdown for Enum or EnumList fields. 

  • An Enum allows the user to select one value from the list of allowed values.
  • An EnumList allows the user to select zero or more values from the list of allowed values.

To define an Enum or EnumList:

  1. Go to the Data > Column Structure pane in the Editor.
  2. Show the Properties of the table.
  3. Click the icon to the left of the field name you wish to make a dropdown.
  4. In the Column Type select either "Enum" or "EnumList".
  5. Enter allowed values in Enum Values.

If you enable the "AllowOtherValues" option, the users may enter any value they wish in addition to the allowed values displayed in the dropdown menu.

You can enable the "AutoCompleteOtherValues" option to make it easier for the user to choose from the set of previously entered values. This option can help ensure all entries are submitted in the same way, thereby avoiding typos.

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