I wonder if it is possible to define Dropdown Menu Options without creating a new collection or using an existing collection.
I want it to function as in web development and/or in online form builders where you can provide the dropdown with a list of possible values.
Unfortunately it is not possible to do it with the built-in dropdown component.
The reason is: this component is a kind of list and it requires a connection to a collection to take values from.
I agree that “regular” dropdown with fixed options could be a very useful component. Maybe some component developer will create it eventually.
Best regards, Victor.
Thank you for your reply Victor.
Maybe @Adalo_CXTeam can improve its current implementation. I find it very unpractical , and probably it is bad practise as well, to create a database table just to have 6 static values in it.
Yes, there is no enum types By the way, you can leave your feature request here: https://adalo.canny.io/.
I just realised another problem this approach creates.
Since you will have drop-down values as database entries when you copy the app those values are lost so you need to enter those values again.
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