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I'm currently following this tutorial: https://doc.sitecore.com/developers/90/sitecore-experience-manager/en/walkthrough--creating-a-custom-form-element.html

I'm on the final part: Configure the field editor parameters > Create the field type item

I can't seem to find my get my item from the core database for the Property Editor value. All I get is the following:

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Am I missing something?

I'm currently on Sitecore 9.0 - I cannot upgrade.

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  • Based on the steps described you should be on master DB and look for "/sitecore/system/Settings/Forms/Field Types/Basic". Why are you searching for it on the Core DB? – Debabrata Biswas Oct 16 '20 at 7:48
  • Following on the tutorial, it said: Property Editor – point to the item you created earlier. For example, select the property editor for the Video item. From what I can tell its the item I created in the core database at /sitecore/client/Applications/FormsBuilder/Components/Layouts/PropertyGridForm/PageSettings/Settings – James Oct 16 '20 at 8:34
  • You are correct. That field "Property Editor" looks for value in the CORE db. Are you not seeing this folder "/sitecore/client/Applications/FormsBuilder/Components/Layouts/PropertyGridForm/PageSettings/Settings" in the CORE db? – Debabrata Biswas Oct 16 '20 at 9:52
  • The screenshot in my original post shows what I can see when I click on Property Editor. It looks like its only looking at the master database rather than the core database. If I manually add the guid key (enabling raw values) it just says I have a broken link – James Oct 16 '20 at 10:14
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    Yes! that worked. It seems like it went missing at some point. Thanks for your help :) – James Oct 16 '20 at 12:32
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The field "Property Editor" of the template /System/Forms/Field Type - "{A60EDCAF-1285-46B5-8380-D790BB8C8708}" was missing the source.

Updated the source of the "Droptree" with source as "DataSource={0E723521-4594-4785-AECE-CEB7BB2FB4E0}&DatabaseName=core".

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