(Example) Configure the Manager Name Text Box for the Create Absence Request eForm

To configure the Manager Name text box form control to show the name of the form user's manager on the Create Absence Request eForm, do the procedure in this topic.

Good to Know

How to Start

  1. (Example) Create a Process-Based App for an Absence Request.
  2. (Example) Start an Absence Request Process with an eForm.
  3. (Example) Configure the Form Settings for the Create Absence Request eForm.
  4. (Example) Set Columns for the Create Absence Request eForm.


  1. On the eForm Builder screen, in the Toolbox, open, the Common Controls Common Controls icon tab.

    Common Controls tab
  2. On the Common Controls tab, drag a Text Box Text Box icon form control onto your eForm.

    Text Box form control
  3. On the Field Setting - Text Box screen, click the General tab.

    General tab
  4. In the Label field, enter Manager Name.

    Manager Name
  5. In the Internal Name field, enter ManagerUserName.

  6. Click Process Data > System Data.

    Process Data System Data
  7. On the System Data tab, drag the User ManagerName process data variable to the Default Value field.

    User ManagerName
  8. Click the Configure tab.

    Configure tab
  9. Select Mandatory.

  10. To save the changes, click Close Screen Close Screen icon.
  11. The eForm Builder shows the Manager Name field for the Create Absence Request eForm.

    Create Absence Request