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Disable the list editor feature

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Disable the list editor feature

The glide.ui.list_edit property controls list editing, which allows users to edit field values directly from a list without navigating to a form.

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When accessing the instance with assistive technologies, disable this feature to allow users to tab between fields more quickly. The default value is true, which enables the list editor.


  1. Navigate to System Properties > UI Properties.
  2. Clear the check box for the Enable list editing property.
  3. Click Save.
  4. To disable the list editor for a specific user:
    1. Navigate to User Administration > User Preferences.
    2. Click New and configure the form using the following values.
      Table 1. Disable list edit field values
      Field Description
      Name list_edit_enable
      System Make sure the check box is cleared.
      User Name of the user you want to disable list editing for. Add a new user preference for each user you want to disable list editing for.
      Type true | false
      Value false
    3. Click Submit.
      Users may need to sign out and sign back in before the user preference takes effect.