User selection

Article Number:040543

User selection field You can place a User selection field and use that field to select a user who uses Kintone.
You can also select multiple users.

Similar Fields

You can use a Department selection field to select a department, and a Group selection field to select a group (role) which is registered in Kintone.

Specifying the User Selection Field

You can specify a user in one of the following ways.

  • Enter a login name or a display name, and select the user displayed under the field.  
  • Click the department/group selection icon Icon to select from a department or a group and select a user from the list in the department/group tab. Select Users

Clicking the user name that was entered and saved shows that user's profile.

Usage Examples

You can use this field for various purposes, such as setting a contact in a project management app/query app, or selecting an approver in a transportation expense reimbursement app. Example of lead management app

You can create a user list by entering contacts or approvers in the User Selection field to enable the following actions.

Setting Options for the "User Selection" Field

User selection field

  • Field Name

    • Specify the label for the field.
  • Hide field name

    • Hide the field name on the screens to add, edit, enter details of, and print a record.
  • Required field

    • Mandate users to enter a value in the field.
  • Preset users

    • Specifies users which will be displayed in the User selection. If this option is not specified, all users will be displayed in the User selection. Specifying an item shows the users in the department/group you specified and the user you specified on the list, and you can click to select it. Specifying an item
  • Default Value

    • Sets the default value.
  • Field Code

    • The text string to specify this field (in an API).