Multiple selection properties - "Data source" tab

Values from applications

Application, Data group

Select the application and data group whose values should be shown in the multiple selection.


Opens a dialog where a filter can be defined. The data is then shown in the multiple selection based on the filter criteria.

Saved value

Here, all data fields from the selected data group will be shown. You can define the field, whose values will be saved when the user selects an entry in the multiple selection. This gives you the ability, for example, to show names of employees in the multiple selection, but to save their ID number instead of the name.

Additional options

Maximum number of entries

The value limits the number of entries. With the value -1, all entries will be shown.


The entries in the multiple selection are sorted based on the fields shown here.


Opens a dialog where the sorting fields can be selected.

Selection filter

Here, you have the ability to add filter buttons above the multiple selection. The active selection filter is entered here.

Selection filter

Opens a dialog where you can assign the images and define the filter.

Adjust displayed value for saved value

If this setting has been activated, the data from the data field selected in the "Saved value" setting will be shown in the multiple selection.

Displayed value

The current displayed value is shown here.

Displayed values

Opens a dialog where a displayed value that differs from the saved value can be selected.

Users and groups

With this setting, the multiple selection will be used for the selection of users, user groups, and additional objects from the User Manager. You can also define which filter buttons (Users, groups, Distribution Lists, Organizational Units, Roles) will be shown in the browser. Click here for more information about the control's functions in the browser.

Maximum number of elements in dialog

With this setting, the number of search hits to be shown can be restricted. In the users and groups selection, no additional filters can be defined or changes made to the existing filter settings.

Selection filter for the control

Shows you how many filter buttons in the browser have been defined.

Selection filter

Opens a dialog where the selection filters of the control can be edited.


Opens a dialog where an additional filter can be created. This is applied as an AND link to the selected selection filter.

Create / Edit distribution list

These show the corresponding buttons in the browser for the creation and editing of distribution lists. Here you can specify the default container where a new distribution list is to be created in the user manager.

Activate tenants filter

If the tenants filter is enabled, only user objects, to which at least one of the tenants of the current user has been assigned, will be shown.

Display deactivated users

With this setting, the users whose accounts are disabled in the users module will also be displayed.

Customize displayed values

The users shown by the users and groups list can be edited.

Edit displayed values

Opens the dialog for editing displayed values.

User-defined values

User-defined values are values that do not stem from a data source, but rather are entered statically.

Data type of the stored value

Specify the data type that should be used for saving the selected value.

"Value to be displayed" column

The value entered here will be shown in the multiple selection in the browser.

"Value to be stored" column

The value entered here will be saved in the data field connected to the multiple selection.

"Default" column

The displayed value whose checkbox is activated in this column is preselected when the page is loaded.

Add new user-defined value

Opens a dialog where a custom value can be created.

Delete user-defined value

Deletes the value currently selected.

Edit user-defined value

Opens a dialog where the selected value can be edited.

Move value up / down in the display order

Change the order of the entries.