Text Widget

Last published at: September 16th, 2022

Description:

Renders a text input control.

Inputs

  • Input Size  - Select between any of the display size 
  • ID/Name - Name of widget generated by FlowWright (read-only field)
  • Placeholder - Enter text to display on render
  • Data Type - Choose between any of the data types (Numeric, Currency, Phone, Email, SSN, Text, Password, Regular Expression, Custom Format)
  • Required - Select checkbox for mandatory (tick mark)
  • Hide - Select checkbox to Hide (tick mark)
  • Read Only - Select checkbox to Read-Only (tick mark)
  • Maximum Allowed Chars - Enter value for maximum text chars to be input
  • 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

Design:

Example: 

Let’s build and execute the TextWidgetDef example.  

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

  • Click on the Placeholder field. Enter text to be displayed on render. 
  • Click on the Data Type field. Select Currency data type will render a format input control as show in the below graphic. Type the mask format to accept input (eg: ###,###.##)
  • Select Phone data type will render a format input control as show in the below graphic. Type the mask format to accept input (eg: ###-###-####)

  • Select SNN data type will render a format input control as show in the below graphic. Type the mask format to accept input (eg: ###-##-####)

  • Select Regular Expression data type will render a format input control as show in the below graphic. Type the mask format to accept input (eg: /^([a-zA-Z]{3,10})$/)

  • Select Custom Format data type will render a format input control as show in the below graphic. Type the mask format to accept input (eg: AA-##-aa (or) aa AAA ### aa). Here a single letter is represented by the case as (A or a) and a single digit number is represented as (#). A space and non-numeric symbols like (-\/?*&^#@!) can be used as separators. The sample matching input for the above format is AB-12-ab (or) dx ABC 123 aa.

  • Click on Save button and Close the popup window
  • Navigate to UI menu and Preview the form. The widget will render a text input control.