[Archivesspace_Users_Group] How to add to dropdown, not a controlled vocabulary dropdown

Andrew Morrison andrew.morrison at bodleian.ox.ac.uk
Wed May 13 03:30:05 EDT 2020

The options in the type drop-down for notes in agents, which includes 
corporate entities, are defined in the code in at least two places:



It certainly isn't configurable. Whether it would be possible to 
override a common schema in a plug-in I don't know.


On 12/05/2020 14:20, Mark Cyzyk wrote:
> Dear ASpace List,
> I need to add something to a dropdown and am not sure where the action 
> is happening.
> I can add items to Controlled Vocabulary dropdowns via the staff GUI.
> I can change labels of existing items in dropdowns via /locales/en.yml.
> What I am not finding is how to add a wholly new item to a dropdown 
> that is not a Controlled Vocabulary dropdown.
> In particular:
>     New Corporate Entity
>     Notes --> Note Type
>     Want to add "General" to the Note Type dropdown
> How to do this?  I'm not finding it in the docs.
> Advice much appreciated,
> Mark
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> Mark Cyzyk, M.A., M.L.S.
> Library Applications Group
> The Sheridan Libraries
> The Johns Hopkins University
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