Complex and standard lists

You can choose to display a list in two different ways. The standard list works like a normal drop down list, but with paging controls at the bottom of the list. The complex list enables you to refine the data displayed in the list by specifying that a query is attached to the list; the user can then filter the list by the string attributes specified in the query.

A standard list:

A complex list:

There is also a property for a list called Simple Dropdown List. We recommend that you do not set this to True unless told to do so by your supplier. Simple lists do not support copy settings, handlers, or copy to functionality and are intended only for very specialist uses.

For information about setting up complex lists, see Complex lists.