LookupViewData Widget

Last published at: May 14th, 2024


Uses the search term provided to query the database and display rows of data in a table.


  • FormID - Name of widget generated by FlowWright (read-only field)
  • Database Connection - Choose the connection string (previously configured)
  • SQL Query - Enter a SQL Query
  • Hide - Select checkbox to Hide (tick mark)
  • 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 LookupViewDataDef example.  

  • Create a new form definition called “LookupViewDataDef
  • Select the Open Designer checkbox and click the “Create” button
  • Drag a LookupViewData widget to the canvas
  • Double-click on the widget to configure the inputs as shown in the below graphic

  • Click on Database Connection field and choose the connection string (previously configured)
  • Click on SQL Query field and enter a SQL query
  • 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

  • Enter the value “ad” into the search box and click the “Search” button to view the results from the database query