Element: Button

This element is a clickable button whose behavior can be configured using low-code ActionScript.

Buttons are among the most useful and common elements in an app.

Events

Buttons have a mouseUp event that can be configured using low-code. This event is triggered when the user clicks or touches the button.

Properties

Size Section

This section is used to configure the button size and position.

Property Description
top The value in pixels representing how far the element is from the top of the window.
left The value in pixels representing how distant element is from the left side of the window.
width The value in pixels representing the distance between the left side of the element and its right side.
height The value in pixels representing the distance between the bottom side of the element and its top side.

Geometry Section

Use the properties in this section to configure the responsive design behaviors for the element.

Property Description
lockAspectRatio Locks the aspect ratio of the element.
responsiveX how the element resizes responding to screen changes in the X axis.
responsiveY how the element resizes responding to screen changes in the Y axis.
allowInIOSNotch Allows the element to be drawn outside the safe area on iOS. Will draw underneath the notch in iOS.

Text Section

The properties in this section are used together with those in the appearance section to configure how the element is displayed on the screen. This section deals with the properties related to text used by the button.

Property Description
textFace The font used in the element’s text.
textSize The text size used in the element’s text.
textStyle The style used in the element’s text. It can be bold, italic, underlined, and strikethrough.
textAlign The text alignment used for the element’s text. It can be aligned to the left, right, or center.

Appearance Section

This section is used to configure how the button looks.

Property Description
blendLevel How transparent the element is.
foregroundColor The color used in text.
showBackground If the element background should be opaque or transparent.
backgroundColor The color used for the element’s background.
roundRadius How round the corners of the element are.
showBorder Turns the visibility of the element’s borders on or off.
dropShadow The drop shadow for the element.
innerShadow The inner shadow for the element.
outerGlow The outer glow for the element.
innerGlow The inner glow for the element.
lockIconRatio Locks the placement of the icon in relationship with the dimensions of the element.
lineSize the size of a line in pixels.
borderColor the color used for the border of the element.

Element Section

This section is contains properties that are specific to elements of type button.

Property Description
name The name of the element. Displayed in the project browser.
label The text label for the element.
layout Element-specific property that configures how it should be displayed.
lowCode ActionScript that controls the behavior of the element.

This chapter was last updated on Wed 8 Feb 2023 15:02:42 GMT