Working with view objects

We learned the basic lessons on view objects and their declarative configuration options in the last section. In fact, a view object offers a lot more. In the coming sections, we will explore the common utility services offered by a view object and common usage patterns along with a lot of code samples.

List of values

The list of values (LOV) component will allow a business user to select a value for a field on UI from a pre-populated list. Enabling LOV for a view object attribute is easy and straightforward.

Configuring the list of values

To define the LOV, decide the list datasource first. For example, in a classic Department-Employee example, if you want to display the departments' list for the department attribute in ...

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