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Configure list control settings for the list editor

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Configure list control settings for the list editor

You can configure the list control settings that affect the list editor.

Before you begin

Role required: personalize_control

About this task

List control settings customize the behavior of list functions for a table.


  1. Navigate to a list view for the desired table.
  2. Open the list configuration page by performing the appropriate action for the list version.
    List v2 Right-click any column heading and select Configure > List Control.
    List v3 Open the list title menu and select List Control.
  3. On the List Control form, select the desired settings.
    Table 1. List control settings for the list editor
    Field Description
    List edit type Controls the ability of a user to edit values directly in individual cells in a list. The options are:
    • Save immediately (cell edit mode): enables cell editing. The entire row is saved when the user enters a new value.
    • Save data by rows: enables cell editing. The row is saved only when the user navigates away from the row or clicks the Save icon (Save icon). This mode allows the user to modify multiple values before saving a record.
    • Disable list editing: prevents users from editing cells in the list.

    This field is available for standard lists only.

    List edit insert row Select the check box to enable or clear the check box to disable the ability for a user to create records in list view. When it is enabled, an empty row appears at the bottom of the list.
    Insert a new row

    This field is available for standard lists only.

    Note: Enabling this setting renders the list incompatible with List v3. The list always renders in List v2, even if List v3 is enabled.
  4. Click Update.