(Example) Change the Display Name for a Custom Picklist

This example shows how to change the display name for a custom picklist in Data Entities.

Background and Setup


Good to Know

  • This example shows how to change the name of the custom picklist Account Type to Payment Method.

How to Start

  1. Click App Builder.

    Build Apps screen
  2. On the App Explorer screen, click Data Entities.

    Click Data Entities Screen
  3. On the Data Entities Home screen, click Picklists.

    Click Picklists screen
  4. On the Picklists screen, click the picklist whose name to change.

    In this example, the picklist name is Account Type.

    Click Account Type Picklist
  5. On the Picklists screen, click Picklist Details.

    Click Picklist Details
  6. On the Picklist Details screen, click Edit.

    Click Edit


  1. On the Picklist Details screen, in the Display Name field, enter the name that shows for the Account Typepicklist.

    In this example, the name is Payment Method.

    Change Picklist Display Name
  2. In the Description field, enter the description for the picklist.

    In this example, the description is Options for customers to pay for a product or service. These payment methods are used for all e-commerce apps for the consumer products division. The Finance department is responsible for determining the options in this list.

    Enter Description
  3. Click Update.

    The custom picklist shows with the new name, Payment Method.

    Change Picklist Name