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Editable Grid Column Configuration Component
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a!gridLayoutColumnConfig( width, weight, showWhen )

Defines a column configuration for use in an Editable Grid.


Name Keyword Types Description




Determines the column width. Valid values: "DISTRIBUTE" (default), "NARROW", "ICON".



Number (Integer)

Determines how wide distributed columns are in relation to each other. Valid values: integers from 1 (default) to 10.




Determines whether the column configuration is displayed in the grid. When set to false, the column configuration is hidden and is not evaluated. Default: true.

Usage considerations

Using the editable grid's columnConfigurations parameter

  • The number of column configurations need not match the number of columns in the grid. They are matched with the columns by their position in the columnConfigurations array.


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

Narrow grid column

This example needs to be used with the a!gridLayout() function for it to display anything. Examples that you can see in action are available in the Grid Layout component section.

  width: "ICON"

Feature compatibility

The table below lists this SAIL component's compatibility with various features in Appian.
Feature Compatibility Note
Portals Compatible
Offline Mobile Compatible
Sync-Time Custom Record Fields Incompatible
Real-Time Custom Record Fields Incompatible
Process Reports Incompatible

You cannot use this function to configure a process report.

Process Events Incompatible

You cannot use this function to configure a process event node, such as a start event or timer event.

The following patterns include usage of the Editable Grid Column Configuration Component.

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Editable Grid Column Configuration Component