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View Types

The view type is used to designate how the data will be formatted, displayed, or selected. You are selecting the field behavior: is it a pick list, formatted phone field, check box?

View Types for SSA

Use these view types when mapping to UDFs created with SSA.

View type Java Type Field Length Display Length View Subtype Calculation Class

Boolean (superset)

Long

Character Limit

N/A

N/A

N/A

Date (superset)

Date

Character Limit

13

N/A

N/A

List (superset)

Long

Character Limit

N/A

See list superset

N/A

MultiSelect List (superset)

String

Character limit

Height in Rows

See multi-select list superset

N/A

Number (superset)

Float

Character limit

12 or 24

N/A

Sum

String (superset)

String

Character limit

24

N/A

N/A

Text (superset)

Oversized string

Character limit

Width in characters

N/A

N/A

 

View Type for Legacy UDFs

Use these view types when mapping to UDFs created by your Customer Success Manager.

View Type

Java Type

Field Length

Dis­play Length

View
Subtype

Calculation
Class

AutoComplete  (Use view subtype IDs: Resources, Contacts, Users, Acct, Eng, Proj)

Long

Character Limit

24

See AutoComplete list

N/A

AutoComplete w/o All button

Long

Character Limit

24

 

N/A

Check Box

Long

Character Limit

N/A

N/A

N/A

Date

Date

Character limit

13

N/A

N/A

Email Address

String

Character limit

24

N/A

N/A

Float (2 decimals: numbers, hours)

Float

Character limit

12 or 24

N/A

Sum

Group Header (Section label)

String

Character limit

N/A

N/A

N/A

Integer (whole number)

Integer

Character limit

12 or 24

N/A

Sum

LL Lookup list (Lookup list in Admin)

Long

Character limit

N/A

See LL list

N/A

LL Status list (Status list in Admin)

Long

Character limit

N/A

See LL list

N/A

Money

Float

Character limit

12 or 24

N/A

Sum

Multi Select (Dropdown list: Define default values or use subtype ID from select list)

String

N/A

Height (Rows)

See select ­list

N/A

Multi Select checkbox (Checkbox list: Use subtype ID from select list)

String

N/A

N/A

See select ­list

N/A

Multi Select lookup/status (Dropdown list: Use subtype ID from lookup/status list)

String

N/A

Height (Rows)

See lookup/status lists

N/A

Multi Select lookup/status checkbox (checkbox list: Use subtype ID from lookup/status list)

String

N/A

N/A

See lookup/status lists

N/A

Native Percent (2 decimals)

Float

Character limit

12

N/A

Min/Max/Avg

Non-negative Float

Float

Character limit

12 or 24

N/A

Sum

Radio
(Legacy requests only)
(Not supported in entities that use SSA)

String

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Select List (Use view subtype IDs: Select  list values throughout)

Long

Character limit

N/A

See select ­list

N/A

String (Text - Alpha-Numeric)

String

Character limit

12 or 24

N/A

N/A

Telephone (US format)

String

Character limit

24

N/A

N/A

Text Box (4000 character limit)

Oversized String

Height (Rows)

Width in characters

N/A

N/A

Ignore all others

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A