Configure the default variable editor for a task-extended table

After you configure the default variable editor for a task-extended table, you can view and edit the values of questions specified by the requester in the record producer. Applicable only for records generated by a record producer.

Before you begin

Role required: admin

Procedure

  1. Create a formatter for the task-extended table.
    1. Navigate to System UI > Formatters.
    2. Click New.
    3. Fill the fields.
      Field Description
      Name The name of the formatter that is displayed in the form of the task-extended table.
      Formatter The file name of the formatter. In this case, specify com_glideapp_questionset_default_question_editor.
      Table The table that uses the formatter.
      Active Specifies if the formatter is active.
      Type The type of the formatter. In this case, specify Formatter.
      Figure 1. UI formatter
      Screenshot for the UI formatter
    4. Click Submit.
  2. Add the formatter to the form of the task-extended table. The formatter is displayed on the form according to your selections.
    1. From the Additional Actions menu on the form, select Configure > Form Layout.
    2. Using the slushbucket, select the display order for the formatter field.
      Figure 2. Add a formatter to a form
      Screenshot for adding a formatter to a form
    3. Click Save. The default variable editor is available on the form.
      Figure 3. Default variable editor
      Screenshot for the default variable editor