What is the EDM Predefined Macro?

The Predefined Macro allows you to create a single- or multi-dropdown with a predefined text set. See Space & Global Configuration for more information on how to define text sets.

It is also possible to filter in a page property macro for these predefined macros. See Filtering with the Page Property Report Macro for further information.


Macro Parameters

These Parameters can be set differently for each Predefined Macro.

Parameter

Input Field Type

Description

Default Value

Choose a set

Dropdown

Here you can choose one of the predefined dropdown text sets that you have defined in the space or global configurations.

empty

Multiselect

Checkbox

If checked, will the dropdown be displayed as a multi-dropdown and you’ll be able to select multiple options.

false

Include Blank Option

Checkbox

If checked, will the dropdown include a blank option that can be selected.

true

Current Options

Dropdown

After choosing your predefined text set, can you preselect the option / options for the dropdown that will be displayed on the page. If left blank, then no option will be preselected.

empty

Style Class

Dropdown

Here you can select a predefined CSS class that will be added to the dropdown container to change the look of the dropdown. Go to Define & Add own CSS Class for Dropdown to see how you can define such a CSS class.

empty

Permitted Groups

Multi-Dropdown

Here you can select groups which are allowed to change the values of the dropdown. If left blank then all users are allowed to change the value.

You can also define defaults of groups that are allowed to change the value of a dropdown. See Space & Global Configuration for further information.

empty

Content Reference Lock

Checkbox

This checkbox allows you to lock the dropdown (users won’t be able to change the value) if it is displayed in a Page Property Report or an Excerpt Include macro.

false

Silent Page Update

Checkbox

If checked, will there be no new page version created when changing the value of the dropdown in view mode.

false