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Sub Form is integral in completing a typical process flow. It enables one to show another form within a form, and it has no limit on the depth that it can show.

Figure 1: Screenshot highlighting Subform in sample HR Expenses Claim app

Screenshots taken from http://localhost:8080/jw/web/console/app/hr_expense/1/form/builder/hr_expense_claim#

Figure 2: Subform Properties

NameDescription
ID

Element ID.

Since the subform is not an input field, one may leave it as it is.

LabelSubform label.
FormForm to be loaded as Subform.

Figure 3: Subform Properties - UI

NameDescription
Readonly

Determines if the element is editable.

Display field as Label when readonly?

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

Display without frame?Decorator option. Removes default styling applied to SubForm when checked.

Figure 4: Subform Properties - Data & Binder

NameDescription
Parent Field to keep Subform ID

ID of the field in the parent form to store the Sub Form table's primary key. Sub Form data will be loaded based on the record ID retrieved from this field.

Subform Field to keep Parent ID

ID of the field in the Sub Form form to store the parent table's primary key.

Load BinderBy default, Workflow Form Binder plugin is used for loading and storage of form data in the subform, you may override it with other plugins.
Store BinderBy default, Workflow Form Binder plugin is used for loading and storage of form data in the subform, you may override it with other plugins.


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