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Liferay Portal Systems Development by Jonas X. Yuan

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Dynamic data lists and dynamic data mapping

The portal provides capabilities to build Dynamic Data Lists (DDL) and Dynamic Data Mapping (DDM). Through DDL and DDM, users can define web form, document types, metadata set, and columns of various input styles, such as, free form, drop-down list, combo-box, date, number, text, and predefined list values (such as list of users, list of order types, and list of inventory types). Some columns can be drop-downs with predefined values that only allow you to choose one of the options defined. Other columns can be drop-downs with predefined values that are a collection of all previously entered values in that column and that allow you to enter a new value. The other columns may allow selecting more than ...

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