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Selecting the Display Type for the String Profile Field

Display Type

Number of Values to choose

Display Height

Predefined List Items

Ability to set one Default

Option Buttons

One

Increases as Values are added

Yes

Yes

Check Boxes

One or more

Increases as Values are added

Yes

Yes

Drop Down List

One

Single line

Yes

Yes

List Box

One or more

 

Yes

Yes

Text Box

N/A

Single line

No

Yes

Text Area

N/A

Multiple lines

No

Yes

 

All of the String Types have the ability to Set Default Value and Add Lookup

 

· When the Item choices will be relatively short, such as no more than five, choose Option Buttons if you want to only have a single value chosen or Check Boxes if you want to be able to choose one or more values.
· You can have more than five items, but this Profile Field will Take up more of your Profile Field room because of the height of this type of Profile Field.  Users may need to use the vertical scroll bar to view any additional Profile Fields that are below this Display Type of Profile Field.
· When the Item choices are more than five, choose Drop Down List if you want to only have a single value chosen or List Box if you want to be able to choose one or more values.