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How To Create a Dependent Choice List Using Security Group as Parent Field (Doc ID 445424.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 24, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version 10.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Content Server 7.5.x


How do I create a Dependent Choice List with the second level field values based off the Security Group values? This article describes how to setup the Security Group as the Parent field and a custom metadata field as the child field.

See the screen shots below, illustrating this dependency.

• Note: a custom rule was also used to group these fields together but that is optional.


The Content Server metadata schema mapping feature involves the organization or structure used to manage information fields and corresponding option lists.

A metadata schema defines the information fields (contained in database tables), the available choices (values in the table columns), and dependencies (relationships) between the choices and option lists. This is often referred to as Dependent Choice Lists or DCL.

The following example can help illustrate the dependency.


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