There are various types of fields provided by the ServiceNow platform. We will explore some of the simpler ones before moving on to the fundamental backbone of the data structure with reference fields:
- String: These fields are simple text fields. The UI displays a string field as an editable text box. If the
Max lengthattribute in the dictionary is more than
255, then a multiline field is shown. Most fields in ServiceNow are enhanced versions of the string field.
- Choice: These fields are string fields, but rendered as
HTML selectfields. The value that is stored in the database is plain text. Another table, the
sys_choice] table, stores the options and labels. This lets the platform convert
wipin the database to present ...