Bean Shell Formatter allows you to write custom Java code to transform values on the datalist column.
New Feature

This is a new feature in Joget Workflow v6.


Figure 1: Bean Shell Formatter Properties


Script in Java.

The entire script is defaulted to be applied to every row in such column, hence user does not need to perform looping to apply transformation to every row.

Injected variables available for consumption are:-

  • datalist - org.joget.apps.datalist.model.DataList
  • column - org.joget.apps.datalist.model.DataListColumn
  • row - Object in DataListCollection (org.joget.apps.datalist.model.DataListCollection) returned by DataListBinder (org.joget.apps.datalist.model.DataListBinder).
    To retrieve the property value from Object row, use this service method: DataListService.evaluateColumnValueFromRow(Object row, String propertyName)
  • value - String

Returns a String.

Sample Code
return value + "append this text to every column value";


It is also possible to inject hash variables into the values.

Sample Code
return value + " #currentUser.firstName#";


Example code using DataListService service method:

Sample Code
//import the necessary classes
import org.joget.apps.datalist.service.DataListService;

DataListService dataListService = (DataListService) AppUtil.getApplicationContext().getBean("dataListService");
//since this entire bean shell applies to every row, "row" is automatically iterated here.
//"name" is the column id
return dataListService.evaluateColumnValueFromRow(row, "name");




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