Joget DX 8 Stable Released
The stable release for Joget DX 8 is now available, with a focus on UX and Governance.
The Multi Paged Form enables one to incorporate multiple forms in one single form, in a simple and elegant way.
This form element is only available on Professional and Enterprise Edition.
The easiest way to see how the Multi Paged Form works are to use the existing built-in App Expenses Claims. Here are the steps:
Element ID (By declaring as "page1", a corresponding database table column "c_page1" will be created).
Please see Form Element for more information about defining the ID and list of reserved IDs.
|Number of Pages||Number of pages to be presented in Integer.|
|AJAX Rendering?||Renders page only when clicked. This option improves loading times if the end-user does not use all the forms and the number of pages is large.|
Page name displayed in the form of breadcrumb or tab, depending on its setting in the UI.
Determines if the page is editable.
|DIsplay field as Label when readonly?||Displays the value of the element as plain text when an element is set to "Readonly".|
|Parent Form Field to keep Child Form ID|
The ID of the field in the parent form to store the page's primary key. Page data will be loaded based on the record ID retrieved from this field.
Important Note about Parent Form Field to keep Child Form ID
This field must be specified if the individual form is not storing into the same table as the parent form.
The field specified does not need to be first created in the parent form.
|Child Form Field to keep Parent Form ID|
The ID of the field in the page form to store the parent form's primary key.
|Validate when change page|
Performs validation upon changing pages if checked.
|Partially store form when page changed?||Partially store form when the user navigates between pages.|
Store main form data when partial storing is enabled?
Store main form data when partial storing is enabled.
This option is available when "Partially store form when page changed?" is enabled.
Determines if the multi-paged form will be displayed in wizard or tabs.
|Previous Button Label||Previous Button Label.|
|Next Button Label||Next Button Label.|
|Only enable submit button on last page?|
If checked, all of the pages' forms must be completed before form submission or task completion.
Custom CSS implementation.
Here is some rule of thumb for multi-page forms:
Recommended Multi-Page Properties settings if child forms have the same table name:
Check out the free Simple Employee Management app that uses multi-page forms from Joget Marketplace .