Getting started: create new data list in your application

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Data list is widely used to manage data in Yeeflow. To create a data list, choose Data List when you adding components to an application.


In the popup window, type the data list name and description, then click OK.




The newly created data list is shown as below with a default column named "Title":



Besides the "Title", there are 5 fields have been created by default. If you would like to display them, click Display fields on the top of the list. Then switch on or off the columns display.



As the list admin, you may need to create more fields based on the requires. Click New column to add fields.



There is a detailed introduction about list fields: Field Management for Data List

To edit or delete a column, click the menu button near the column, then select Edit Field or Delete Field. Please note that you cannot delete the default columns created by system.



Click Insert left or Insert right will insert a new column on the left or right of the selected column. Click Hide Field will hide the column in the current list view.


If the column field has been set to an index, then the sort button will come with it.

Click Sort A – Z or Sort Z – A to sort the column by name, by number or by date.


If there are too many items in your list, you can use the Filter function to filter your data.

Click Filter on the top of the list, then click Add filter.



Select a filter. For example, only show items which belongs to category "Carpet".



Please note, if users without manage permissions need more filter fields, please contact your list admin. Admins need to set the fields as filters in current view settings first. Please refer to Filter records in your list.


If you'd like to sort the data, click Sort on the top of the list, then click Pick another field.



For example, to sort the list items by Created Time in chronological order.



Please note, only index fields can be used for sorting. If users without manage permissions need more sort options, please contact your list admin to set more fields as index.


If you'd like to color your items, click Color on the top of the list, then click Add color to choose a color.



Click Add condition to set color rules.



For example, items which belongs to category "Carpet" will be displayed as purple; items which belongs to category "Hardwood" will be displayed as yellow. Items with colors are shown as below.



To access the list settings, click the icon with three dots on the upper right, you will see the settings menu of the list.



More information about list settings, please refer to:


Import data to a list from Excel


Customize forms for your list


How to edit your list views?


Associate a list with workflows


Manage list advanced permissions


Enable version controls for list records


Create list reminders to send notifications

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