While creating a dropdown list in my form I noticed a field called "Items Load Path". Can this field be used to provide a url from which it loads the options available in a dropdown list?
Where would the URL reside, and how can I put values in that URL? Can someone please show an example?
I'm trying to do the same.. but not able to get a solutionusing the default "DropdownList" under "Forms"
If we use the component used in Adaptive Forms (GuideDropDownList - /libs/fd/af/components/guidedropdownlist ) this example works: https://helpx.adobe.com/aem-forms/6/dynamically-populate-dropdowns.html
I've had the same problem recently. I could solve like this:
1) in CRX create a node with property 'jcr:primaryType' = 'sling:Folder' (let's call it 'xy-lookup-list')
2) add a multi string property containing the key-value-pairs to the newly created node. The property name (let's call it 'xy-lookup-values') will be part of the loading path. A key-value pair looks like this 'keyXY=valueXY'.
3) specify the crx path as loading path in the dialog of the widget that shall use the lookup value. The loadpath is a 'crx' path like '/content/dam/.../xy-lookup-list/xy-lookup-values'. Make sure the last two elements of the path are the names of the node and the attribute.
Following explanation helped me: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/29847445/how-to-use-items-load-path-in-dropdown-list-of -aem-form
Hope this helps