Re: How to create extension that displays dropdown selectors

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5 - Automation Enthusiast
5 - Automation Enthusiast

Im looking to create an extension that shows dropdowns for various fields in my base, but I don’t know how to make the dropdowns appear within the extension. I’ve tried returning the select field as well as using it with a FormField but neither approach works. I’m unsure as to how to make the dropdowns appear in the extension


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Based on the snippet of code you have, it looks like you put the select component inside a function, and then you are trying to insert that function inside the return of your main component. But you are putting the function itself, and not calling the function so you don’t actually get the return value of the function.

Try putting the select component directly inside the main return. You may also need to adjust how you setup the useState hook.

To clarify @kuovonne’s first suggestion, try changing this:


…to this, which would be an actual JSX element instead of just a reference to the defined function:

<FormFieldExample />

Her other recommendation about moving the FormField and Select elements inside of the Box element would also solve the problem.