Fallback value

You can reach this dialog in the following ways:
Applications module Edit field Properties "Binding" tab / Default for new or existing records / Edit

Embedded in the following dialogs:
Applications module Edit and View pages Properties "Parameter" tab / Parameter / New / Fallback value
Applications module Button Properties "Actions" tab / No action, Save, Delete, Insert data record (Free layout table) / Parameter / New / Fallback value
Applications module Portlet container Properties "Parameter" tab / New / Fallback value
Applications module Activate email configuration or Configuration "Configuration" tab / Page / Edit parameter Parameter / Create fallback value
Applications module View table Properties "Data" tab / Add data field / Edit column "Link destination" tab / Parameter / New / Fallback value
Applications module Free layout table Properties "Data" tab / Page for viewing data / Edit parameter Parameter / Create fallback value
Applications module Calendar or Resource element Properties "Action" tab / Edit action "Actions" tab / Parameter / New / Fallback value
Applications module Create or edit a calendar plugin "Link destination" tab / Edit link destination Parameter / Create fallback value
Applications module Chart Properties "Interaction" tab / Link when clicking on a data point / Edit Parameter / Create fallback value
Processes module Email action Properties "Content" tab / Page from application / Edit Parameter / Create fallback value
Processes module Push notification action Properties "General" tab / Continue to "Options" "Options" tab / Edit link destination for mobile/desktop view Edit link destination for mobile/desktop view / Page / Edit parameter Parameter / Create fallback value

1. Data field


Container

Select the desired container that contains the data field whose value should be used as the fallback value.

Data field

Select the corresponding data field.

2. Session / Request / Processing context


Session / Request / Processing context

In each case, enter the corresponding name of the request parameter, session variable or variable from the processing context.

3. Static value


Static value

Enter a static value here. Any character string can be entered as long as it corresponds to the required data type. For example, if an integer value is required, "123" can be transferred, but "ABC" cannot.

4. Velocity


Velocity

A Velocity script, which provides the fallback value, can be entered here. Velocity can only be implemented rudimentally for page parameters. Objects like $DC, $drRecord are not available at this put but if/else constructs can be used.

5. Current user


Current user

A data field from the User Manager can be selected here.

6. System data group


Application

Select the application that contains the desired System data group.

Data field

Select the corresponding data field here.

7. Parameter


Parameter

Select the desired parameter whose fallback values should be used. All parameters are the current page are available for selection.

8. Date and time




If a data field with the date/time, date or time control type is selected as the displayed value, the date can be adjusted here. Click here for more information about these settings.

9. Automatic increase




If a data field with the integer control type is selected, a counter can be set up with this option here. When a new data record is created, the value last entered will be increased by 1. This new value is used as the preset.

10. Tree




This option is only available for links in the "View tree" element.

Current tree node value

For the value of the current tree node, you can choose between the primary key, the node ID, the parent node ID or the title. "Node ID" is a comma-separated value consisting of the key, the parent key and the sorting. "Parent node ID" corresponds to the parent key. "Title" is the title of the current node.

11. Other


Other

Variable names, which for example come from custom Java classes, can be entered here.

12. Appointment




This option is only available for calendar plugins. All dates, which have been defined on the "General" tab of the plugin properties, can be selected here.

13. Resource




This option is only available for calendar plugins if the setting "Enable display of resources" has been activated on the "Options" tab. All data fields, which have been selected as the title field, sorting field, grouping field or image on the "Options" tab are available for selection.

Resource

Select the corresponding resource data field here.

14. Current data group




This option is only available if a ReadContainer is not supported, such as in processes.

Data field

Select the corresponding data field.

15. Resolve value


Time to resolve value

If possible, you can define whether the value should be resolved when the current page is loaded or when the destination page is loaded.

16. More information

Parameters - An overview
Create parameters, fallback values and semantic values