Metadata Field Types

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

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
Color Represents a color in RGB or HEX format Primitive Color
Script Represents some interpretable and executable Script Primitive Text
Object Represents a reference to a Ooyala Flex Object Object Select Typeahead
Asset Represents a reference to a Ooyala Flex File Asset or Ooyala Flex Asset Group Object Select Typeahead
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