List of cars, employees, customers, suppliers, locations, projects, cost centers, types of cases …

We agree that it is worth being able to include such lists on forms in the document and case workflow processes.

Of course, and earlier it was possible using the “Selection list” plugin, which allows you to add a field containing a defined list, from which the user, when filling in the form, selects a value. In many cases, this functionality was sufficient.

However, there are at least a few situations where Dictionaries will be a better choice than a simple picklist. For example, when:

  • the list changes quite often,
  • the same list is used in several different processes,
  • in addition to the value, the list items should also have a description.


How to add and edit Dictionaries in Dew-X and many useful hints can be found in the Knowledge Base

See also
2023 Global Software Buying Trends Gartner Digital Markets
The Gartner Digital Markets report identifies Top 9 software investment trends to watch in 2023. It’s all interesting, but Trend No. 3 caught our attention in particular, which shows that 69% (a sample of over 1,500 companies in five countries) of buyers struggle to justify and fund new technology investments. In a broader context, this may be closely related to economic uncertainty, which has been identified as the biggest business challenge in 2023 (Trend No. 1).