SubForm Widget

Use this widget to display another form within a form.

Last published at: June 3rd, 2024


The sub-form widget control lets you embed another form within a form.

Helpjuice Info Callout Title

  • ID/Name - Name of widget generated by FlowWright
  • Section Name - Enter the description text for the section name
  • Select Form Definition - Select the sub-form definition 
  • Shown as Grid View - Select the checkbox to view the sub-form in grid view (tick mark)
  • First row is header - Select the checkbox to view the first row as header (tick mark)
  • Hide - Select the checkbox to Hide (tick mark)
  • Hide border - Select the checkbox to hide the sub-form border on render (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 “SubFormDef” example.  

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


  • Click on the Select Form Definition field to select the sub-form definition
  • Click on the Save button and Close the popup window
  • Navigate to the UI menu and Preview the form. The rendered widget will appear as shown in the graphic below


  • A sub-form can be embedded in a grid view first, design a form that has a table with fields, as shown below


  •  Configure the sub-form control to use the above form.


  • Once configured, the control should look as follows.


  • The rendered control should look as follows.