GlideListV3 (g_list) - Client

Use GlideListV3 to manipulate lists.

You access the GlideListV3 methods by using the g_list global object. These methods are used in UI context menus and UI actions. The g_list object is not available for related lists on the form link UI action.

GlideListV3 - addFilter(String filter)

Adds a single term to the list query filter.

Table 1. Parameters
Name Type Description
filter String Query string condition to add.
Table 2. Returns
Type Description
void

GlideListV3 - get(String listId)

Returns the GlideList object for specified list.

Table 3. Parameters
Name Type Description
listId String The list name.
Table 4. Returns
Type Description
Object The GlideList object for the specified list, or null if not found.

GlideListV3 - get(Object DomElement)

Returns the GlideList object for the specified DOM element.

Table 5. Parameters
Name Type Description
DomElement Object The DOM element ID for which you want the GlideList object.
Table 6. Returns
Type Description
Object The GlideList object for the specified DOM element. Returns null if the DOM element is not found.

GlideListV3 - getChecked()

Returns a comma-separated list of sys_ids for checked items in the list. Does not return items that are not allowed to be executed.

Table 7. Parameters
Name Type Description
None
Table 8. Returns
Type Description
String Comma-separated list of the sys_ids for checked items in the list. Does not return items that are not allowed to be executed.

GlideListV3 - getFixedQuery()

Returns the sysparm_fixed query.

The fixed query is the part of the query that cannot be removed from the breadcrumb (i.e., it is fixed for the user). It is specified by including a sysparm_fixed_query parameter for the application module.

Table 9. Parameters
Name Type Description
None
Table 10. Returns
Type Description
String The fixed query string for the list.

GlideListV3 - getFormTarget()

Returns the form's target attribute.

Table 11. Parameters
Name Type Description
None
Table 12. Returns
Type Description
String The form's target attribute.

GlideListV3 - getGroupBy()

Returns the field or comma-separated list of fields that are used to group the list.

Table 13. Parameters
Name Type Description
None
Table 14. Returns
Type Description
String The field or comma-separated list of fields used to group the list.

GlideListV3 - getListName()

Returns the name of the list, which is usually the table name.

Table 15. Parameters
Name Type Description
None
Table 16. Returns
Type Description
String The list name.

GlideListV3 - getOrderBy()

Returns the first field used to order the list.

Table 17. Parameters
Name Type Description
None
Table 18. Returns
Type Description
String The field used to order the list, or an empty string if the list is not sorted.

GlideListV3 - getParentTable()

Returns the name of the parent table (the table associated with the form).

Table 19. Parameters
Name Type Description
None
Table 20. Returns
Type Description
String The parent table name.

GlideListV3 - getQuery(Object options)

Returns the encoded query string for the list.

Table 21. Parameters
Name Type Description
options Object The options can be one or more of the following.
  • orderby - include ORDERBY in the query
  • groupby - include GROUPBY in the query
  • fixed - include sysparm_fixed_query in the query
  • all - include all the options in the query
Table 22. Returns
Type Description
String Encoded query string for the list.

GlideListV3 - getReferringUrl()

Returns the referring URL.

Table 23. Parameters
Name Type Description
None
Table 24. Returns
Type Description
String Returns the parent form's URL, or '*' if there is no parent form.

GlideListV3 - getRelated()

Returns the related list field that associates the related list to the parent form.

Table 25. Parameters
Name Type Description
None
Table 26. Returns
Type Description
String Field that connects the list to the parent form.

GlideListV3 - getRelatedListType()

Returns the related list type.

Table 27. Parameters
Name Type Description
None
Table 28. Returns
Type Description
String The relationship table type.

GlideListV3 - getRelationshipId()

Returns the relationship record id, if this is type REL related list.

Table 29. Parameters
Name Type Description
None
Table 30. Returns
Type Description
String The sys_id of the relationship record.

GlideListV3 - getRowCount()

Returns the number of rows returned by the query.

Table 31. Parameters
Name Type Description
None
Table 32. Returns
Type Description
Number The number of rows returned by the query.

GlideListV3 - getRowsPerPage()

Returns the number of rows to be displayed on a page.

Table 33. Parameters
Name Type Description
None
Table 34. Returns
Type Description
Number The number of rows to be displayed on a page.

GlideListV3 - getTableName()

Returns the table name of the list.

Table 35. Parameters
Name Type Description
None
Table 36. Returns
Type Description
String The list's table name.

GlideListV3 - getTitle()

Returns the list title.

Table 37. Parameters
Name Type Description
None
Table 38. Returns
Type Description
String The list title.

GlideListV3 - getView()

Returns the view used to display the list.

Table 39. Parameters
Name Type Description
None
Table 40. Returns
Type Description
String The name of the view

GlideListV3 - isUserList()

Returns true if the list has been personalized by the user.

Table 41. Parameters
Name Type Description
None
Table 42. Returns
Type Description
Boolean True if the list layout has changed.

GlideListV3 - refresh(Number firstRow, Object additionalParams)

Refreshes the list. The orderBy part of the list filter is ignored so that the list's natural ordering is used.

Table 43. Parameters
Name Type Description
firstRow Number (Optional) The first row to display in the list. If not specified, the list's current first row is used.
additionalParams Object (Optional) Name- value pairs that are submitted with the list refresh request.
Table 44. Returns
Type Description
void

GlideListV3 - refreshWithOrderBy(Number firstRow, Object additionalParams)

Refreshes the list using the orderBy fields.

Table 45. Parameters
Name Type Description
firstRow Number (Optional) The first row to display in the list. If not specified, the list's current first row is used.
additionalParams Object (Optional) Name- value pairs that are submitted with the list refresh request.
Table 46. Returns
Type Description
void

GlideListV3 - setFilter(String filter, Boolean saveOrderBy, Boolean saveGroupBy)

Sets the encoded query string for the list ignoring the orderBy and groupBy parts of the query string.

Table 47. Parameters
Name Type Description
filter String An encoded query string.
saveOrderBy Boolean The default is false. When true uses the orderBy part of the query.
saveGroupBy Boolean The default is false. When true uses the groupBy part of the query.
Table 48. Returns
Type Description
void

GlideListV3 - setFilterAndRefresh( String filter)

Sets the encoded query string for the list, and then refreshes the list using the new filter.

This preserves the groupby and orderby parameters.

Table 49. Parameters
Name Type Description
filter String Encoded query string.
Table 50. Returns
Type Description
void

GlideListV3 - setFirstRow(Number firstRow)

Sets the first row to be displayed when the list is refreshed.

Table 51. Parameters
Name Type Description
firstRow Number The row number in the list.
Table 52. Returns
Type Description
void

GlideListV3 - setFormTarget(String target)

Specifies where to display the response from the form.

Table 53. Parameters
Name Type Description
target String The form.target attribute value to use.
Table 54. Returns
Type Description
void

GlideListV3 - setGroupBy(String groupBy)

Sets the groupBy criteria for the list, for a single field or multiple fields.

For a single field, use field or groupByField. The groupBy prefix is optional. For multiple fields use field1^field2^field3 or groupByField1^groupByField2^groupByField3.

Table 55. Parameters
Name Type Description
String groupBy The group by criteria for the list.
Table 56. Returns
Type Description
void

GlideListV3 - setOrderBy(String orderBy)

Sets the orderBy criteria for the list.

For a single order by field use orderBy field or orderByDescField. For multiple fields, use orderByField1^orderByField2^orderByField3. orderBy specifies ascending order and orderByDesc specifies descending. These prefix strings are optional. If not specified orderBy is assumed.

Table 57. Parameters
Name Type Description
orderBy String Single or multiple order by fields.
Table 58. Returns
Type Description
void

GlideListV3 - setReferringUrl(String url)

Sets the parent form referring url.

Table 59. Parameters
Name Type Description
url String The parent form's URL
Table 60. Returns
Type Description
void

GlideListV3 - setRowsPerPage(Number numRows)

Set the number of rows to display on a page.

Table 61. Parameters
Name Type Description
numRows Number The number of rows to display on a page.
Table 62. Returns
Type Description
void

GlideListV3 - showHideGroups(Boolean showFlag)

Displays or hides all of the groups within the list and saves the current collapsed/expanded state of the groups as a user preference.

Table 63. Parameters
Name Type Description
showFlag Boolean When true, displays the groups within the list.
Table 64. Returns
Type Description
void

GlideListV3 - showHideList(Boolean showFlag)

Displays or hides the list and saves the current collapsed/expanded state of the list as a user preference.

Table 65. Parameters
Name Type Description
showFlag Boolean When true, displays the list.
Table 66. Returns
Type Description
void

GlideListV3 - sort(String field)

Sort the list in ascending order.

Table 67. Parameters
Name Type Description
field String The field to be used to sort the list.
Table 68. Returns
Type Description
void

GlideListV3 - sortDescending(String field)

Sorts the list in descending order.

Table 69. Parameters
Name Type Description
field String The field used to sort the list.
Table 70. Returns
Type Description
void

GlideListV3 - toggleList()

Toggles the list display between collapsed and expanded, and saves the state as a user preference.

Table 71. Parameters
Name Type Description
None
Table 72. Returns
Type Description
void

GlideListV3 - toggleListNoPref()

Toggles the list display between collapsed and expanded, but does not save the state as a user preference.

Table 73. Parameters
Name Type Description
None
Table 74. Returns
Type Description
void