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Text Field is a standard HTML Input element to collect information from the user in a form.

Figure 1: Screenshot highlighting Text Field obtained from sample Expenses Claim App

Screenshots in this article obtained from http://localhost:8080/jw/web/console/app/hr_expense/1/form/builder/hr_expense_new

Figure 2: Text Field Properties

NameDescription
IDElement ID (By declaring as "title", a corresponding database table column "c_title" will be created)
LabelElement Label to be displayed to end user.

Figure 2: Text Field Properties - Advanced Options

NameDescription
Value

Default Value when there's no existing value found.

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

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

Max Length

Maximum character length allowed.

Validator

Attach a Validator plugin to validate the input value.

When will validation takes place?

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

Encryption

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

Size

Width of the element.

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".

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.


 

 

 

 

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