Choice lists A choice list is a type of field that lets the user select from a pre-defined set of choices. Administrators can define the available choices and customize the behavior and appearance of choice lists. Figure 1. Incident state choice list Choice list securityThe personalize_choices security role can be used to let non-administrators modify the options for Choice elements on all tables.View choice list definitionsYou can view the values that appear in choice lists in the Choice [sys_choice] table.Create a choice list for another field typeYou can create a choice list for a field with another type (for example, an Integer field).Display invalid choice list valuesBy default, inactive or invalid choice list values appear in blue text instead of black. You can disable the color indicator for invalid choices.Adjust the choice list widthBy default in UI11, all choice lists use a width of 160 pixels. You can adjust the width for all choice lists on the instance, or change the value for a particular list. This procedure is not applicable to newer versions of the UI.Values to associate with choice labels for scriptingWhen you write a script that references a choice list, you need to know the value that is associated with each choice.Integer values for default choice listsQueries on choice list fields use the value, not the label.Best practices for state field choice valuesWhen you configure choice values for the state field, keep a few things in mind.