Bitrix Site Manager

Information block property editor

In this section

  • Form fields
  • Controls
  • This form displays when you click Modify on the Properties tab of the information block settings screen.

    Form fields

    Field Description
    Common properties
    ID The property ID. 
    Mnemonic code The information block mnemonic code. Should consist of the Roman letters and digits. Underscores are also allowed.
    Name The name of the property.
    Property active Toggles the property active state. Active properties can be displayed in the public section.
    Type The property type:
    • String - a property value is a text string;
    • Number - a property value is a number;
    • List - user can select a property value from the list;
    • File - a property value is a file (which can be posted by a user to the server);
    • Link to sections - this property allows to link elements of this information block to sections of another block;
    • Link to elements - allows to link elements of this information block to other elements.
    Multiple If checked, indicates the property is multiple, i.e. more than one value can be assigned to a property. For example, a Colour property may have values blue, black, red etc.
    Number of input fields for multiple entries For multiple properties: this field define the number of fields to accept property values (number of possible values).
    Sorting The sort weight of a property defining its position in lists.
    Fields used with "String" and "Number" types
    Default value This value will be assigned to this property of all newly created elements by default.
    Input field size The width and height of the input field as it will appear in the element creation form.
    The size values should be specified as the number of columns and rows, respectively.
    Property values will be used in search Enables or disables indexing values of this property by the internal search engine.
    Use property in a filter on an element list page Denotes that the filter in the list of elements will include a special field that can be used to search for elements by values of this property.

    The filter field will have the same title as the property has, and will be of the same type.
    Display value description field Specifies to display the property description beside the property field in the information block element editing form.
    Fields used with "List" type
    Appearance Select here the control to use for choosing the property value:
    • list - uses a listbox to select values;
    • checkboxes - uses a set of checkboxes to select the reqiored option.
    Number of rows (for "list") For the list control type: specifies the field height, in rows.
    Property values will be used in search Enables or disables indexing values of this property by the internal search engine.
    Use property in a filter on an element list page Denotes that the filter in the list of elements will include a special field that can be used to search for elements by values of this property.

    The filter field will have the same title as the property has, and will be of the same type.
    List values

    This field is used to define a list of possible property values:

    Field Description
    ID The list item ID. Can contain Roman letters and digits, but must not start with a digit.
    Value The list item value.
    Sort The list item sort weight; defines the item position.
    Default Indicates the value will be selected by default for all newly created elements.
    Fields used with "File" type
    File types A comma-separated list of extensions of files allowed for upload.
    Input field size The property field width, in columns.
    Display value description field Specifies to display the property description beside the property field in the information block element editing form.
    Fields used with "Link to sections" type
    Information block An information block to whose sections the elements of the current information block can be bound.
    Fields used with "Link to elements" type
    Information block An information block to whose elements the elements of the current information block can be bound.

    Controls

    Button Description
    Continue Saves the property parameters and switches back to the information block editing form.
    Reset Discards the changes performed.