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Allow custom attributes to be added to any field in json editor (image, button, option)

As in previous versions we had to enter our own json objects for images, buttons and so on. With the newer UI editor for such fields it makes them easier to use for non technical people, but for developers it’s much more difficult to add custom properties to e.g buttons. Say I want to add a link when one presses a button or image (this isn’t allowed). I now have to add a custom object in the output that is then passed from the SDKs into an object/map called “user_defined”. Also if I add custom objects into a node’s output response and that node jumps to include another nodes message. Then I currently cannot know which nodes answer that custom object belongs to. This is a huge pain.

Why can’t I just enter custom variables into a generic type like buttons?

So why not allow us to specify custom json objects/arrays in the same way as with the existing generics so they are behaving as with the UI genetics?

  • Mathias Pedersen
  • Mar 2 2019
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