Element: Text

This element contains non-editable text.

Text Setup

The contents of a text element can be set from a database record. Use the no-code interface to select the table and recordID used for the text element.

Actions

These are the low code actions available for text elements.

Format The Text

This action can be used to format the text. The current available format is USD Currency. The formatted text can be placed in a variable or inside an element.

Events

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

Properties

Size Section

This section is used to configure the text 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 text.

Property Description
textFont 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 text looks.

Property Description
lockedText Lock Text (prevents modification).
dynamicTextSize changes the size of the fontface used for the text depending on the dimensions of the element.
dynamicHeight change the height of the element based on the text content.
dynamicWidth change the width of the element based on the text content.
dontWrap prevents the text content from wrapping.
truncateWithEllipsis truncates the text and places an ellipsis character at the end.
showScrollbar If the scrollbar should be visible or not.
verticalAlign if the element should be aligned vertically.
leftMargin the value in pixels for the left margin.
rightMargin the value in pixels for the right margin.
fixedLineHeight if the element should use a fixed line height.
textHeight the line height in pixels.
blendLevel How transparent the element is.
textColor the color of the text in the element.
opaque if the element is opaque or if it’s background is transparent.
showBorder Turns the visibility of the element’s borders on or off.

Element Section

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

Property Description
name The name of the element. Displayed in the project browser.

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