• "Custom Field" is the new name for the Field group macro's field named “Dropdown List”.
  • For more information on all field group macro's field name changes, read the Field Group macro page.

Generates a dropdown list with custom options.




Default Value


Allow Multiple
If checked, this allows more than one option to be chosen from the dropdown.
Field name

A descriptive name for this field. A random name is generated by default.

(info) You can also key in your own field name, which can be useful when integrating Scaffolding with other apps such as Reporting for Confluence. The field name is mandatory and must be unique.

Helper Text

Gives context or additional information about a field input. It will appear at the bottom of the field.

The helper text will only appear when you edit the content, not when viewing it.


Color options for text labels to help highlight information, improve organization and make it easier to see changes. Choose from five different colors.

A list of options for the dropdown. separated with newlines, for example:

Not started
In progress

If checked, the user must select a option (mandatory) and this field that cannot be empty.

If you enable the Required option, you will not be able to Save Changes in editor mode until you have selected an option. An example error message is shown below. Alternatively, you can click Cancel to discard the changes.