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New Feature

This feature is enhanced in Joget DX to manage permission who can access any uploaded files


Rich Text Editor offers the interface for editing the rich text within web browsers, which presents the user with a "what-you-see-is-what-you-get" (WYSIWYG) editing area.

The Rich Text Editor is only available on Professional and Enterprise Edition.

Get Started

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

StepsScreens (Click to view)
  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: richTextEditor
    2. Form Name:  Rich Text Editor
    3. Table Name: j_expense_claim

  4. Drag and drop a Rich Text Editor element on to the canvas.

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

  6. Fill up the Edit Popup Select Box properties as follows and click on Next:
      1. ID: message
      2. Label: Message

  7. Click on Advanced Options, tick on Full Features Toolbar? and click the OK button. (see Figure 3)

  8. Click on Preview.

Figure 1

Figure 2

Figure 3

Rich Text Editor Properties

Edit Rich Text Editor

NameDescriptionScreen (Click to view)

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

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

Label Element Label to be displayed to the end-user.

Advanced Options


NameDescriptionScreen (Click to view)
Value Default Value


 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".


NameDescriptionScreen (Click to view)

Determines if the element is editable.

Full Features Toolbar?

Show full features toolbar when checked.

Height (px)Defines the height of the rich text editor.

Image Upload

NameDescriptionScreen (Click to view)

 Manage on who is able to access the file uploaded. Read more at Permission Control.

New Feature

Newly introduced in Joget DX

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