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Drop-down lists: how to avoid entering long item lists by hand

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Hello all,

I am very new to LiveCycle Designer. I want to create a form containing several drop-down lists. Each of them have a relatively long (up to 30-40) list of pre-defined items that can be selected at filling time. Those lists, btw, can also change from time to time.

My question is: how can I avoid entering by hand those long list of items?

I have seen from the online help that LiveCycle Designer supports a "binding" mechanims that should allow me to load those item lists from an "example XML" file. I have done several tests, but never succeded. I just do not what XML fields should be used. For instance, I have named a drop-down lists as "List1", then tried to feed an XML file like the following:







This and other similar attemps just cause LiveCycle Designer to cough and show error messages.

Someone is willing to show me how to do the job?

TIA to all volunteers.

Adriano
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