Inputs

Inputs includes input field items such as single line text input, multiple line text area, radio button, checkbox, drop-down selection, dataset selection, etc. To display an action item in the form, a block need to be added onto the form before the input item can be added.

To add an input item onto the form, simply drag and drop to the desired location in the form structure. To edit the properties, simply select the desired item and the properties of the desired item wil lbe displayed at the lower panel.

Checkbox

This item allows you to add checkbox options onto the form.

It has the following properties.

Item Description Default
Id Name of the item that will be displayed in the form structure. “checkboxX”
Label Name of the item that will be displayed in the form. None
Choices Defines the checkbox choices on the form. “First”, “Second”, “Third”
Display Inline If selected, displays the checkboxes in a row. If unselected, displays the checkboxes in several rows. Selected
Help Text Text that will be displayed below the input. None

The checkbox options can be edited using the “Choices” field, with one option in a row.

Dataset Checkbox

This item allows you to add dataset selection options in the form of checkbox onto the form. Multiple select is permitted.

It has the following properties.

Item Description Default
Id Name of the item that will be displayed in the form structure. “dataset_selectX”
Label Name of the item that will be displayed in the form. None
Dataset Selects the dataset to be used. None
Field Selects the field from the selected dataset to be used. None
Label Field Selects the field whose values are to be displayed. None
Sort Field Selects the sorting field. None
Alignment Alignment of the checkboxes in the form.
Available options:
- Left
- Centre
- Right
Left
Display Inline If selected, displays the checkboxes in a row. If unselected, displays the checkboxes in several rows. Selected
Help Text Text that will be displayed below the input. None

Dataset Select

This item allows you to add dataset selection options in the form of drop-down list onto the form.

It has the following properties.

Item Description Default
Id Name of the item that will be displayed in the form structure. “dataset_selectX”
Label Name of the item that will be displayed in the form. None
Dataset Selects the dataset to be used. None
Field Selects the field from the selected dataset to be used. None
Label Field Selects the field whose values are to be displayed. None
Sort Field Selects the sorting field. None
Prepend Select either to display text, image or none before the choices. None
Append Select either to display text, image or none after the choices. None
Help Text Text that will be displayed below the input. None

Radio Button

This item allows you to add radio button options onto the form.

It has the following properties.

Item Description Default
Id Name of the item that will be displayed in the form structure. “radio-buttonX”
Label Name of the item that will be displayed in the form. None
Choices Defines the radio button choices on the form. “First”, “Second”, “Third”
Display Inline If selected, displays the checkboxes in a row. If unselected, displays the checkboxes in several rows. Selected
Help Text Text that will be displayed below the input. None

The radio button options can be edited using the “Choices” field, with one option in a row.

Multiple Selection

This item allows you to place a drop-down selection onto the form.

It has the following properties.

Item Description Default
Id Name of the item that will be displayed in the form structure. “selectX”
Label Name of the item that will be displayed in the form. None
Choices Defines the drop-down choices on the form. “First”, “Second”, “Third”
Prepend Select either to display text, image or none before the choices. None
Append Select either to display text, image or none after the choices. None
Help Text Text that will be displayed below the input. None

The selection options can be edited using the “Choices” field, with one option in a row.

Text Area

This item allows you to place a multiple-lined text box onto the form.

It has the following properties.

Item Description Default
Id Name of the item that will be displayed in the form structure. “selectX”
Label Name of the item that will be displayed in the form. None
Visible Rows Number of rows (between 2 to 50) on the form. “5”
Value Defines the default value. None
Help Text Text that will be displayed below the text area. None

The number of lines to be displayed on the form via “Visible Rows” field can be from 2 to 50, default is 5 lines.

Text Input

This item allows you to place a single-lined input onto the form. The type of input comes in several form as defined in the “Input Type” field.

It has the following properties.

Item Description Default
Id Name of the item that will be displayed in the form structure. “selectX”
Label Name of the item that will be displayed in the form. None
Input Type Selects the type of input.
Available option:
- Text
- Password
- Number
- File
“Text”
Placeholder Suggestion text for the text input.
E.g.: Enter your password
None
Value Defines the default value. None
Prepend Select either to display text, image or none before the input. None
Append Select either to display text, image or none after the input. None
Autocomplete If selected, allows autocomplete. Not selected
Help Text Text that will be displayed below the text area. None