Element: Form

This element collects other elements as part of a form.

No code

Forms can be connected to Tables using no-code. This way they can be used to create or edit records.

Low code

There is a property that can be set using low-code called dataRecordID. Use the set_property_from_variable action to set this property and connect a form to a specific record in a table.

Actions

These are the low code actions available for Form elements.

Refresh the form

If the form is tied to a record in a table, this can be used to refresh the elements inside the form and update them to the new state of the record.

Submit Form To Database

Saves the data from the form to the associated table.

Events

Forms 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 form 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.
allowUnderNotch Stretch to fill notch

Appearance Section

This section is used to configure how the form 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.

Element Section

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

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

This chapter was last updated on Wed 12 Jul 2023 22:12:12 BST