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2551359 - How to Enable SearchText Option for a Specific Field in a Customised OWL (Object Worklist)


You want to query a particular BO by using the SearchText option on a field created on a customised embedded component.

The SearchText option however is not visible in the UI Designer on the DataModel tab.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Log into the Cloud Application Studio, open the particular solution.
  2. Navigate to the OWL where the field resides.
  3. Under the DataModel tab the SearchText option is not visible.


SearchText option is possible only for the SADL Queries. These must be created in the UI Designer by following the below steps:

  1. Go to the Controller tab.
  2. Right click on Queries.
  3. Select NEW SADL Query.


  1. Upon choosing the correct Business Object Element make sure, that the CheckBox Basic Find is enabled.SADL_Query.png
  2. As you navigate back to the DataModel tab the field SearchText will now be visible.



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