Last published at: May 14th, 2024


Displays a drop down list of choices, these choices could be based on a static list, database call, roles or a look up list category.


  • ID/Name - Name of widget generated by FlowWright (read-only field)
  • Input Size - Select between any of the display size (mini, small, medium, large)
  • Data Connection Type - Select between Static, Database, Roles, Lookup
  • Options - Enter the values for the preferred data connection type
  • Display Condition - Define a display condition for other widgets based on the control field value
  • Tool Tip - Enter information to display on mouse hover on form render
  • Styles - Enter the CSS scripts for widget styles
  • Apply Classes - Select between custom classes defined 
  • Save - Save the input values 
  • Delete - Remove this form widget from the designer page 
  • Close - Close the input popup window



Let’s build and execute the SelectWidgetDef example.  

  • Create a new form definition called “SelectWidgetDef
  • Select the Open Desinger checkbox and click the “Create” button
  • Drag a Select widget to the canvas
  • Double-click on the widget to configure the inputs as shown in the below graphic

  • If configuring a static list, then the list should be defined using the following format: Text, value.
  • If using a database call to get the list, SQL call should be a select statement where the first column should be the text, and the second column being the value.
  • If roles are used, multiple roles can be selected, the drop down will list all members of the selected roles.
  • If a lookup category is selected, then all text, values under the selected category will be displayed.
  • The rendered control will look as follow:

  • Click on Save button and Close the popup window
  • Navigate to UI menu and Preview the form. The rendered widget will look as shown in the below graphic