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    Entity reference form element

    Use the Entity reference form element to add an Entity reference field to your Component form. For more information, see Create an editable component and Entity reference element.

    Locating the Entity reference form element

    To find the Entity reference form element:

    1. Navigate to a component
    2. Click the + button on the Component form builder
    3. Click the drop-down arrow and select the Fields option
    4. Within the Fields list, look for the Entity reference form element.

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    The Entity reference form element includes the following fields:

    Entity type

    • Entity type - Select the type of content that you want to reference
    • Prevent editing of Entity type - Use this toggle to prevent the Entity type from being edited by a user.

    View mode

    • View mode - Select the view mode you would like the entity to use when displaying on the page, for example select teaser to display the referenced entity using the teaser view mode.
    • Prevent editing of View mode - Use this toggle to prevent the View mode from being edited by a user. Note: This option is only available if the Prevent editing of Entity type toggle is selected.

    Entity

    • Entity - Start typing the title of the entity that you would like to be displayed on the page, a list of entities matching what you have typed in will appear below the text field. Click on the entity that you would like to be displayed.
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