HREF Widget

Last published at: May 14th, 2024


Display a hyper link control on the form.


  • ID/Name - Name of widget generated by FlowWright 
  • Hyperlink Name - Enter description for hyperlink text
  • URL - Enter the http URL link
  • Open Window - On click open the URL in new window
  • Hide - Select checkbox to Hide (tick mark)
  • Tool Tip - Enter information to display on mouse hover on form render
  • Styles - Enter the CSS scripts for widget styles
  • Apply Classes - Select between custom classes defined 
  • Save - Save the input values 
  • Delete - Remove this form widget from the designer page 
  • Close - Close the input popup window



Let’s build and execute the HREFDef example.  

  • Create a new form definition called “HREFDef
  • Select the Open Designer checkbox and click the “Create” button
  • Drag a Hyperlink widget to the canvas
  • Double-click on the widget to configure the inputs as shown in the below graphic
  • Click on Save button and Close the popup window
  • Navigate to UI menu and Preview the form. The rendered widget will appear as shown in the below graphic 

  • The hyperlink widget can also be initialized through the JQuery expression as below.
$("#href1").attr('href', ""); 
  • Or, Use the UpdateVariable step to initialize the variable.URLpath (string) variable and use the JQuery expression like below.
variable.URLpath = “”
$("#href1").attr('href', variable.URLpath);