a!formLayout_17r1 Component

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Form 17.1

Displays up to two columns of components beneath a title and above buttons. Use this as the top-level layout of start and task forms.

See Also: Dashboard

Function: a!formLayout_17r1()

Parameters

Name Keyword Type Description
Label label Text Optional text to display as the interface's title.
Instructions instructions Text Optional text displayed below the field's label.
Column 1 Contents firstColumnContents Any Type Array Values that define the contents for the first column in the interface.
Column 2 Contents secondColumnContents Any Type Array Values that define the contents for the second column in the interface.
Buttons buttons Button Layout Buttons to display at the bottom of the form, arranged using a!buttonLayout().
Validations validations Text or Validation Message Array Validation errors displayed above the form buttons. Configured using a text array or an array with a mix of text and Validation Message using a!validationMessage(message, validateAfter).
Validation Group validationGroup Text When present, the form is only validated when a button in the same validation group is clicked.
Don’t automatically focus on first input skipAutoFocus Boolean Determines whether the first input will receive focus when a form loads. Default is false.
Visibility showWhen Boolean Determines whether the layout is displayed on the interface. When set to false, the layout is hidden and is not evaluated. Default: true.

Notes

  • A button layout must be present for a back button to appear for activity-chained tasks.
  • If the Column 2 Contents parameter is null, the content for the first column displays as in a single-column layout with no space left for where the second column would display.
  • Use form validation messages for problems that are not specific to a single component.
  • Focus will automatically be applied on initial load to the first component in a form that meets the following conditions:
    • The component is one of the following: checkbox, decimal, dropdown, encrypted text, integer, paragraph, radio button, text
    • The component is neither read-only nor disabled
    • The component is not in an initially collapsed section

Examples

Copy and paste an example into the INTERFACE DEFINITION in EXPRESSION MODE to see it displayed.

Two-Column Form

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=a!formLayout_17r1(
  label: "Customers for Review",
  instructions: "Review the profiles for the customers below and contact as needed",
  firstColumnContents: {
    a!textField(
      label: "Customer",
      value: "John Smith",
      readOnly: true
    ),
    a!textField(
      label: "Status",
      value: "Prospective",
      readOnly: true
    ),
    a!textField(
      label: "Priority",
      value: "High",
      readOnly: true
    )
  },
  secondColumnContents: {
    a!textField(
      label: "Customer",
      value: "Michael Johnson",
      readOnly: true
    ),
    a!textField(
      label: "Status",
      value: "Prospective",
      readOnly: true
    ),
    a!textField(
      label: "Priority",
      value: "Medium",
      readOnly: true
    )
  },
  buttons: a!buttonLayout(
    primaryButtons: {
      a!buttonWidgetSubmit(
        label: "Submit"
      )
    }
  )
)

Displays the following:

FEEDBACK