(Example) Create a Custom Picklist

This example shows how to create a custom picklist in Data Entities.

Background and Setup


Good to Know

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 Add Picklist.

    Click Add Picklist


  1. On the New Picklist screen, in the Display Name field, enter Account Type.

    New Picklist Display Name

    When you click the Internal Name field, the Internal Name field shows the value you entered in the Display Name field with no spaces.

    Picklist Internal Name
  2. In the Description field, enter the description for the custom picklist.

    In this example, the description is Account options that are supported for users of Human Resources apps that support direct deposit to an employee account. The Accounting department is responsible for determining the options in this list.

    Enter Description
  3. Click Save.

    The Picklist screen shows the new custom picklist, Account Type.

    Create Custom Picklist