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Introduction

Radio is one of the generic HTML Form input elements. In the Form Builder, one is able to define the options available to the Select Box via various means, including the use of Options Binder.

Get Started

The easiest way to see how the Radio button works are to use the existing built-in App Expenses Claims. Here are the steps:

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  1. Start the Joget Server and open the  App Center.

  2. Log in as admin and click on the pencil icon on the  Expenses Claim to open the Design App. (see Figure 1)

  3. Click on the  Create New Form  button and fill up the Form Details as follows (see Figure 2):
    1. Form ID: radio
    2. Form Name:  Radio 
    3. Table Name: j_expense_claim


  4. Drag and drop a Radio element on to the canvas.

  5. Hover the mouse over the Radio element on the canvas and click on Edit to open up the Edit Radio properties.

  6. Fill up the following fields as follows and click on OK (see Figure 3):

    1. ID: type
    2. Options (Hardcoded):

      Default Value

      Label

      LocalLocal
      InternationalInternational



  7. Click on Preview, click on the options available.

Figure 1


Figure 2


Figure 3


Radio Properties

Edit Radio

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ID

Element ID (By declaring as "type", a corresponding database table column "c_type" will be created)

Please see Form Element for more information about defining the ID and list of reserved IDs.

LabelElement Label to be displayed to the end-user.
Options (Hardcoded)

Select Box options

Options defined here will not be put into use if Options BInder is defined below.

Or Choose Options BinderRadio options to be populated using the Options Binder plugin.


Advanced Options

Data

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Value

Default Value when there's no existing value found/selected.

A hash variable is accepted here. For example, you may key the following

#currentUser.firstName# #currentUser.lastName#

to pre-populate the field with currently logged in user's name.

You may define multiple default options by separating them using semicolons.

Sample
option1;option2;option3

Validator

Attach a Validator plugin to validate the input value.

When will validation takes place?

Validation will take place whenever a form is submitted except when it is submitted as "Save as Draft".

Dependency

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Field ID to control available options based on Grouping

Dynamically change the available options based on the "grouping" attribute defined in the options by matching the current value of the element ID defined.

UI 

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Readonly

Determines if the element is editable.


Display field as Label when readonly?

Displays the value of the element as plain text when an element is set to "Readonly".

Workflow

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Workflow Variable

If the form is part of a workflow process, upon saving of the form (by clicking on "Save as Draft" or "Complete" button). The value in this input field will be saved into the corresponding workflow variable named here.

Using a non-existent Workflow Variable name

You will get the following warning with the name printed out (e.g. status) in the server log if you attempt to map to a non-existent Workflow Variable.

context attribute status does not exist in process context - adding new attributes to the process context is not allowed

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