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Asset

This field editor allows an author to make single or multiple selections of file assets that have been uploaded to Contensis.

Selection is made in an asset gallery. Single or multiple selection of assets is determined by the multiple selection field setting.

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Settings

Setting nameSummary
Name A text label to identify the field in an entry.
Field ID A sanitised name to be used by the API.
Multiple selection Allows an author to select multiple assets.
Read only Prevents authors from editing the field in the entry editor.

Supported validation

This field editor supports the following validation methods.

Properties

Common properties

Property nameSummary
Content guidelines Provides guidance to an author for the expected content that the field should contain.

Type

The display of available assets in the gallery will be restricted to show only those types selected in the Type dropdown.

The dropdown list is populated with asset types supported by the current project. Some system reserved asset types are not displayed in this list such as forms, templates, polls and databases.

Upload

The upload field setting allows you to control whether an author will be able to upload assets to the field. Assets will be uploaded to the folder set in the search box.

Limit the display of assets

This property determines what assets should be displayed in the asset gallery for the field. By default all assets are shown.