Supported Features

Table Dashboard
Display Filter
Search Indexing
System Metadata


A li-document-references metadata field is a list of references to other documents. A Document Selection Dialog is shown, based on shorthand queries and useDashboard to select documents.

Display Filters support Added in: release-2023-09

Default UI

Selected documents, or document selection dialog


Storage Format

  $ref: 'documents',
  references: [
      id: <String>

Content Type Config

  handle: 'myContentType',
  // ...
  metadata: [
      handle: 'myHandle'
      type: 'li-document-references',
      config: {
        // common
        hideFromForm: false,                     // optional, default: false
        required: true,                          // optional, default: false
        requiredErrorMessage: 'Provide a value', // optional
        index: true,                             // optional, default: false. Added in: release-2023-07
        // specific
        documentType: 'article',                 // optional, one of article, page, data-record
        contentType: 'my-content-type',          // optional, filters the document selection
        published: true,                         // optional, shorthand for publication displayFilter, default: false
        prefillAuthor: true,                     // optional, add document creator if the prefilling configuration for the current user exists, default: false. Added in: release-2023-09
        min: 2,                                  // optional, minimum number of articles required. Use in combination with `required: true` if you would like to prevent `undefined` from being allowed. Added in: release-2023-09
        max: 4                                   // optional, maximum number of articles required. Added in: release-2023-09
      ui: {
        label: 'foo',         // optional, takes camelized name otherwise
        config: {
          style: 'default',   // optional, defaults to 'default'. Other options: 'teaser' | 'minimal'
          useDashboard: '',   // optional, reference to a custom dashboard
          baseFilters: [],    // optional, invisible filters and applied to every search (including the default result list)
          displayFilters: [], // optional, filters that the user can set in the UI (below the search input)
          sortable: true,     // optional, allow drag and drop sorting of items (not compatible with `style: 'minimal'`), default: false
          readOnly: false     // optional, default: false
    // ...