Metadata Field Types

Below is a comprehensive list of Ooyala Flex's metadata field types.

Table 1.
Type Icon Description Classification Supported Form Types Supports Typeahead Supports Multiplicity Supports Backing Store Supports Formatting Supports Default Value Supports Validation Supports Units
Complex A container field to allow for the addition of other nested Fields, including other Complex types Basic              
Single Option Supports a collection of option values. Only one value can be selected from the set of values presented Basic Radio Select Typeahead    
Multiple Option Supports a collection of option values. One or more value can be selected from the set of values presented. Basic Radio Checkbox Select      
String Supports a single line of UTF-8 text Primitive Text Textarea        
Password Supports a password string Primitive Password        
Text Supports multiple line of UTF-8 text Primitive Textarea        
Integer Supports a whole number (-231to +231-1) Primitive Text    
Long Supports a whole number (-263 to +263-1) Primitive Text    
Boolean Supports a value of true or false Primitive Text      
Float 32-bit IEEE 754 floating-point numbers Primitive Text    
Double 64-bit IEEE 754 floating-point numbers Primitive Text    
Date Represents a date value in days, months and years Primitive Date      
Time Represents a time value in days, months, years, hours, minutes and seconds Primitive Time      
Colour Represents a colour in RGB or HEX format Primitive Colour        
Script Represents some interpretable and executable Script Primitive Text        
Object Represents a reference to a Ooyala Flex Object Object Select Typahead          
Asset Represents a reference to a Ooyala Flex File Asset or Ooyala Flex Asset Group Object Select Typahead          
City Represents a city Region Select Checkbox    
Country Represents a country Region Select Checkbox    
Region Represents a region Region Select Checkbox    
File Represents an attached file Resource File          
Image Represents an image file Resource File          
URL Represents a URL Resource Text        
Email Represents a compliant email address Resource Text        
VFS Resource Represents a VFS Resource location Resource            

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