The Signature is a special element with canvas to collect the user's input by scribbling/sketching on it

Get Started

The easiest way to see how the Signature works are to create a new app. Here are the steps:

  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 App Composer (see Figure 1).

    Figure 1

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

    Figure 2

  4. Drag and drop a Signature element onto the canvas.

    Figure 3
  5. Click on Preview,  and try drawing in the Signature field.

    Figure 4

  6. New Feature

    This is a new feature for Joget DX version 8.1 onwards.

    • Support switch to full screen mode for signing
    • Clickable button to toggle to full screen mode and click the same button to return to the original size. 

Signature Properties

Configure Signature

LabelElement Label to be displayed to the end-user.

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

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


Determines if the value should be encrypted upon saving into the database.

Advanced Options



Attach a Validator plugin to validate the input value. Please see Form Validator.

When will validation takes place?

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

Available Options:

  • Basic
  • BeanShell
  • Data and Time Duplicate Validator
  • Directory
  • Duplicate Value
  • Equal Value
  • Multi Form Validator
  • Password
  • Plugin Template - Validator

Width of the element in character.


Height of the element in character.


Determines if the element is editable.

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