Element: Layout

This element collects other elements as a group.

No code

There are extra options available for Layout elements that can be configured using no code.

One can use records on a database to configure the elements inside a Layout.

Actions

These are the low code actions available for Layout elements.

Refresh the layout

Used to refresh the records of a Layout element.

Example: after changing the records in a database, you can use this action to update the elements inside the Layout to reflect the current database state.

Set variable from Context

Each element inside a Layout has a Context (i.e. a reference to the RecordID). Using this action, one can update a variable based on a value from that context.

Events

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

Properties

Size Section

This section is used to configure the layout 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.

Appearance Section

This section is used to configure how the layout looks.

Property Description
showBorder Turns the visibility of the element’s borders on or off.
borderColor the color used for the border of the element.
lineSize the size of a line in pixels.
opaque if the element is opaque or if it’s background is transparent.
backgroundColor The color used for the element’s background.
showScrollbar If the scrollbar should be visible or not.

Element Section

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

Property Description
name The name of the element. Displayed in the project browser.
multipleRows If the element should contain multiple rows.
bottomMargin the value in pixels of the bottom margin.

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