Configure a lookup component on a form

A lookup column can be used to link to a row in another table. A lookup component is automatically used when a lookup column is added to a form. Makers can configure a lookup component using the form designer.

Configure a lookup component

These are the properties available to configure when using a lookup component on a form using the form designer.

Area Name Description
Display options Table The related table that the lookup column connects to.
Display options Default view The view of the table selected in the Table property that can be used to get and display the list of rows that app users can select in the lookup drop-down list.
Display options Allow users to change view When selected, app users can change from the Default view to another view of the table selected in the Table property.
Display options Show all views When selected, app users can change from the Default view to all other views of the table selected in the Table property.

This property is only available when Allow users to change view is selected.
Display options Selected views A list of views of the table selected in the Table property that app users can change to from the Default view.

This property is only available when Allow users to change view is selected and Show all views is unselected.

See also

Overview of the model-driven form designer
Create, edit, or configure forms using the form designer
Add, configure, move, or delete columns on a form
Add, configure, move, or delete components on a form
Add, configure, move, or delete sections on a form
Add, configure, move, or delete tabs on a form
Configure header properties in the form designer
Add and configure a sub-grid component on a form
Add and configure a quick view component on a form
Using the tree view in the form designer
Create and edit columns