Metadata Option element

The option element is only used in combination with Metadata Select field. The option value represents a list of distinct values to select.

AttributeDescriptionRequired

label

The text shown as label in the user interface.

true

value

Unique value identifier.

Two options can't have the same value. Value must be unique.

It's recommended to only use characters which matches this regular expression: [a-z_] (a to z in lowercase and underline, no spaces)

true

parentValue

When present, it specifies the option parent.

The parent must be present in other select.

false

selected

When present, it specifies that an option should be pre-selected when the form is redered.

false

cssClass

CSS class.

More information about creating your own styles at CSS.

false

Parent:

Basic select with selected option

  • attribute selected=true, when present, it specifies that an option should be pre-selected when the page loads.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE property-groups PUBLIC "-//OpenKM//DTD Property Groups 3.7//EN"
                                 "http://www.openkm.com/dtd/property-groups-3.7.dtd">
<property-groups>
  <property-group label="Consulting" name="okg:consulting">
    <select label="select label"  name="okp:consulting.select" type="simple">
      <option label="one" value="001" />
      <option label="two" value="002" selected="true"/>
      <option label="three" value="003" />
     </select>
  </property-group>
</property-groups>

Hierarchical relationship

  • The field option value of "okp:consulting.children" have a parent relation with "okp:consulting.parent". It's defined by parentElement="okp:consulting.parent".
  • The option value "benefits" of the field "okp:consulting.children" has a parent value "directives" from field "okp:consulting.parent".

Tree relationships:

  • directives
    • benefits
    • elegibility
    • services
  • handbook
    • basic
    • normal
    • advanced
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE property-groups PUBLIC "-//OpenKM//DTD Property Groups 3.7//EN"
                                 "http://www.openkm.com/dtd/property-groups-3.7.dtd">
<property-groups>
  <property-group label="Consulting" name="okg:consulting">
    <select label="Provincia" name="okp:consulting.parent" type="simple">
      <option value="directives" label="Directives" />
      <option value="handbook" label="Handbook Paragraphs" />
    </select> 
    <select label="Provincia" name="okp:consulting.children" type="simple" parentElement="okp:consulting.parent">
      <option value="benefits" label="Benefits" parentValue="directives" />
      <option value="elegibility" label="Eligibility" parentValue="directives" />
      <option value="services" label="Services" parentValue="directives" />
      <option value="basic" label="Basic" parentValue="handbook" />
      <option value="normal" label="Advanced" parentValue="handbook" />
      <option value="advanced" label="Normal" parentValue="handbook" />
    </select>
  </property-group>
</property-groups>