Field Controls

Content Types are composed of fields.  Fields and composed of a data type, and a control among other extension points and properties. Percussion CMS ships with a number of controls that can be used to configure fields on Advanced content types.

Available Controls

Control NameData TypeSupported VersionsDescription
perc.CategoryDropDownControltext5.3, 5.4, 8.0Provides for a cascading drop down list based on categories defined on the system.
sys_editboxtext7.3.x, 5.3, 5.4, 8.0Provides for a single line of plain text
sys_DropDownSingletext7.3.x, 5.3, 5.4, 8.0Provides a single select drop down list
sys_HiddenInputtext7.3.x, 5.3, 5.4, 8.0Allows for a field to be hidden in the editor form
sys_DropDownMultipletext7.3.x, 5.3, 5.4, 8.0Provide a multi select list
sys_EditLivetext7.3.x - DeprecatedProvides support for the Ephox EditLive applet editor.  No longer supported.
sys_tinymcetext7.3.x, 5.3, 5.4, 8.0Provides a rich text editor using the TinyMCE Rich Text Editor
sys_TextAreatext7.3.x, 5.3, 5.4, 8.0Provides for a multi-line plain text editor
categoryListWidgetControltext5.3, 5.4, 8.0Used by the Category List widget.
commentsFormWidgetControltext5.3, 5.4, 8.0Used by the Comments Form widget

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