Open NetIQ Designer and create a PRD(Process Request Definition) from the template TemplateNoApproval
Set the status to Active
In the Request form, add a field of data type String and control type StaticList and name it say, Cities.
Navigate to the Form tab of the PRD, you will see 4 sub-tabs under the Form Controls Section Fields, Actions, Events and Scripts
Click on the Scripts tab
Click on the ' ' button to add a script
Change the type of the script to external
And Click on the Retrieve button to fetch the contents of the script.
Click on the Fields Tab and select the field added in step 3 and open the properties view.
Select the events property and click on the icon
Add an Event by clicking on ' ' sign and select the event as onLoad
Click on the ECMA Script icon in the Action expression and select field methods from the ECMA script objects
Under field methods select setValues and enter the following
Click Check syntax and Click OK on the confirmation message.
Click OK to close the ECMA script editor
Click OK to close the Field Events dialog
Save and Deploy the PRD from Designer.
To Test Make a Process Request from the Work Dashboard and check that the field has the values populated in the drop-down box.