Variable type specifications

List of fields displayed for variable type specifications.

Table 1. Type specifications for catalog variables
Field Description Displayed for
Price if checked The price of the item. CheckBox
Recurring price if checked The price that increments for the order, when the user requests more than a single quantity. CheckBox
Layout Sets the layout for the container, whether one or two columns. Container Start
List table The table with the values for the list collector. List Collector
Reference qual

Supports reference qualifiers and advanced reference qualifiers.

Returns all matching results (no maximum).

Note: For security reasons, the use of scripts in the Reference qual field is restricted to system administrators through the Allow javascript in Default Value business rule.
List Collector, Lookup Multiple Choice, Lookup Select Box, Reference
Lookup from table Specify a database table for the variable to look into. The values from this table are populated in the Lookup value field. Lookup Multiple Choice, Lookup Select Box
Lookup value field Specify a database field for the variable to look into. Values associated to the database field are loaded as selection options for the variable. Lookup Multiple Choice, Lookup Select Box
Lookup label field(s) A comma-separated list of fields on the lookup table whose values are used to display the selections in the select box. Lookup Multiple Choice, Lookup Select Box
Lookup price field The field whose value is used to modify the price of the item being ordered. Lookup Multiple Choice, Lookup Select Box
Lookup recurring price field The field whose value is used to modify the recurring price of the item being ordered. Lookup Multiple Choice, Lookup Select Box
Choice direction Sets the direction for choice list. Across arranges choices horizontally. Down arranges choices vertically. Lookup Multiple Choice, Multiple Choice
Include none Select the check box to include the term None in a list of choices. Lookup Multiple Choice, Lookup Select Box, Multiple Choice, Select Box
Unique values only Permit the field to have a unique value. The system does not allow two records to have the same value for that field. Lookup Multiple Choice, Lookup Select Box, Select Box
Macro The UI macro to insert into the catalog item. Macro, Macro with Label, UI Page
Use confirmation Select to provide the user with a confirmation prompt. Users reenter data when prompted to confirm their data entry. Masked
Use encryption Select to store the answer in encrypted format in the database. If not encrypted, the answer is stored in plain text format. Encryption uses Triple DES with system encryption. Masked
Do not select the first choice

Applies to default choice selection on loading the page.

If checked, no choices are selected.

If unchecked, the first choice is selected by default.

Multiple Choice, Numeric Scale
Scale min Enter the lowest value/level on the selectable scale. Numeric Scale
Scale max Enter the highest value/level on the selectable scale. Numeric Scale
Reference Specify a reference table for the variable. Reference
Use reference qualifier Select the type of qualifier - simple, dynamic, or advanced. Reference
Reference qual condition Simple qualifier - Option to build conditions. Reference
Dynamic ref qual Dynamic qualifier - Select a dynamic filter to run a query against a reference field. Reference
Choice table Specify a database table. The values from this table are populated in the Choice field. Select Box
Choice field Specify a database field. Select box variable loads the field choices as selection options. If no choices are defined for a field, then the variable loads field-related distinct values from the database table. Select Box