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Usages

Abstract Class

org.joget.apps.form.model.Element

Method Detail

Abstract Methods
renderTemplate
public abstract java.lang.String renderTemplate(org.joget.apps.form.model.FormData formData, java.util.Map dataModel)

HTML template for front-end UI.

Parameters:

  • dataModel - Model containing values to be displayed in the template.
Overridable Methods
formatData
public org.joget.apps.form.model.FormRowSet formatData(org.joget.apps.form.model.FormData formData)

Method that retrieves loaded or submitted form data, and formats it for a store binder. The formatted data is to be stored and returned in a FormRowSet.

formatDataForValidation
public org.joget.apps.form.model.FormData formatDataForValidation(org.joget.apps.form.model.FormData formData)

Method for override to perform format data in request parameter before execute validation

selfValidate
public java.lang.Boolean selfValidate(org.joget.apps.form.model.FormData formData)

Method for override to perform specify validation for this field.

Error message can display with following code:

String id = FormUtil.getElementParameterName(this);
formData.addFormError(id, "Error!!");
render
public java.lang.String render(org.joget.apps.form.model.FormData formData, java.lang.Boolean includeMetaData)

Render HTML template for UI, with option for form builder design mode. This method will call abstract method renderTemplate for rendering.

Parameters:

  • includeMetaData - set true to render additional meta required for the Form Builder.
renderErrorTemplate
public java.lang.String renderErrorTemplate(org.joget.apps.form.model.FormData formData, java.util.Map dataModel)

HTML template with errors for front-end UI. This method will call abstract method renderTemplate for rendering.

Parameters:

  • dataModel - Model containing values to be displayed in the template.
renderReadOnlyTemplate
public java.lang.String renderReadOnlyTemplate(org.joget.apps.form.model.FormData formData, java.util.Map dataModel)

Read-only HTML template for front-end UI (Not used at the moment)

Parameters:

  • dataModel - Model containing values to be displayed in the template.
continueValidation
public boolean continueValidation(org.joget.apps.form.model.FormData formData)

Flag to indicate whether or not continue validating descendent elements.

getDynamicFieldNames
public Collection<java.lang.String> getDynamicFieldNames()

Used to create multiple form data column in database by returning extra column names.

hasError
public java.lang.Boolean hasError(org.joget.apps.form.model.FormData formData)

Flag to indicate whether or not this field has fail the validation process

isAuthorize
public java.lang.Boolean isAuthorize(org.joget.apps.form.model.FormData formData)

Flag to indicate whether or not the current logged in user is authorized to view this field in the form.

It used property key "permission" to retrieve Form Permission plugin.

Utility Methods
getChildren
public java.util.Collection<org.joget.apps.form.model.Element> getChildren()

Retrieves all children form field element under this field

getChildren
public void setChildren(java.util.Collection<org.joget.apps.form.model.Element> children)

Retrieves all children form field element under this field

setChildren
public void setChildren(java.util.Collection<org.joget.apps.form.model.Element> children)

Sets form fields as children of this field

getParent
public org.joget.apps.form.model.Element getParent() 

Returns the immediate parent for this element.

setParent
public void setParent(org.joget.apps.form.model.Element parent)

Sets the immediate parent for this element.

getPrimaryKeyValue
public java.lang.String getPrimaryKeyValue(org.joget.apps.form.model.FormData formData)

Returns the primary key value for the current element. Defaults to the primary key value of the form.

getLoadBinder
public org.joget.apps.form.model.FormLoadBinder getLoadBinder()

Get load binder

setLoadBinder
public void setLoadBinder(org.joget.apps.form.model.FormLoadBinder loadBinder)

Set load binder

getOptionsBinder
public org.joget.apps.form.model.FormLoadBinder getOptionsBinder()

Gets an Options Binder

setOptionsBinder
public void setOptionsBinder(org.joget.apps.form.model.FormLoadBinder optionsBinder)

Sets an Options Binder

getStoreBinder
public org.joget.apps.form.model.FormStoreBinder getStoreBinder()

Gets a Store Binder

setStoreBinder
public void setStoreBinder(org.joget.apps.form.model.FormStoreBinder storeBinder)

Sets a Store Binder

getValidator
public org.joget.apps.form.model.Validator getValidator()

Gets a validator

setValidator
public void setValidator(org.joget.apps.form.model.Validator validator)

Sets a validator

getCustomParameterName
public java.lang.String getCustomParameterName()

If non-null, this is to be used as the HTML input name for the element.

setCustomParameterName
public void setCustomParameterName(java.lang.String customParameterName)

Sets a custom parameter name for the HTML input name of the element.

getDefaultPropertyValues
public java.lang.String getDefaultPropertyValues()

Set default Plugin Properties Options value to a new added Field in Form Builder.

org.joget.apps.form.model.AbstractSubForm

Field Detail

Constants 
PROPERTY_PARENT_SUBFORM_ID
public static final String PROPERTY_PARENT_SUBFORM_ID = "parentSubFormId";

Property key that use to retrieve the field id in parent form used to store subform primary key as reference key. 

PROPERTY_SUBFORM_PARENT_ID
public static final String PROPERTY_SUBFORM_PARENT_ID = "subFormParentId";

Property key that use to retrieve the field id in subform used to store parent form primary key as foreign key. 

Method Detail

Overridable Methods
loadSubForm
protected org.joget.apps.form.model.Form loadSubForm(org.joget.apps.form.model.FormData parentFormData) throws org.springframework.beans.BeansException

Retrieve a Form object as subform. This method will use either value from property key "formDefId" or "json" to construct the Form object.

updateElementParameterNames
protected void updateElementParameterNames(org.joget.apps.form.model.Element element, java.lang.String prefix)

Update all the parameter name of field elements in subform with a prefix

populateParentWithSubFormKey
protected void populateParentWithSubFormKey(org.joget.apps.form.model.FormData formData)

Update parent form field value with primary key of subform based on property key of this constant PROPERTY_PARENT_SUBFORM_ID.

populateSubFormWithParentKey
protected void populateSubFormWithParentKey(org.joget.apps.form.model.FormData formData)

Update subform field value with primary key of parent form based on property key of this constant PROPERTY_SUBFORM_PARENT_ID.

checkForRecursiveForm
protected boolean checkForRecursiveForm(org.joget.apps.form.model.Element e, java.lang.String id)

Check the subform is not exist in the parent elements tree.

getSubForm
protected org.joget.apps.form.model.Form getSubForm(org.joget.apps.form.model.FormData formData)

Get From object from its children.

Interface

org.joget.apps.form.model.FormBuilderPaletteElement

  • Under wflow-core module
  • Extends interface org.joget.apps.form.model.FormBuilderEditable.
  • Interface that describes meta information used for adding an element into the Form Builder palette.

Method Detail

Interface Methods
getFormBuilderCategory
public java.lang.String getFormBuilderCategory()

Category for the element in the Form Builder palette

getFormBuilderPosition
public int getFormBuilderPosition()

Ordering position. Palette to display based on the position value in ascending order for a category.

getFormBuilderIcon
public java.lang.String getFormBuilderIcon()

Path to icon for the element in the Form Builder palette. This path is relative to the context path. Return NULL to use the default icon.

getDefaultPropertyValues
public jva.lang.String getDefaultPropertyValues()

Set default Plugin Properties Options value to a new added Field in Form Builder. This method is implemented in org.joget.apps.form.model.Element.

getFormBuilderTemplate
public java.lang.String getFormBuilderTemplate()

HTML template used for display a new added field in the Form Builder

org.joget.apps.form.model.FormContainer

  • Under wflow-core module

  • This interface indicate that a Form Field Element is a container and should not create a form data column in database.

  • No interface method is available in this interface

org.joget.apps.form.model.FormOptionsElement

  • Under wflow-core module

  • This interface indicate that a Form Field Element is a multi options field such as Select Box, Check Box & Radio Button. It can use Form Options Binder to populate its options.

  • No interface method is available in this interface

org.joget.apps.form.model.FormAjaxOptionsElement

Method Detail

Interface Methods
getControlElement
public org.joget.apps.form.model.Element getControlElement(org.joget.apps.form.model.FormData formData)

Get dependent field element which use to control the options of this field

org.joget.apps.form.model.FormReferenceDataRetriever

Method Detail

Interface Methods
loadFormRows
public org.joget.apps.form.model.FormRowSet loadFormRows(String[] primaryKeyValues, org.joget.apps.form.model.FormData formData)

Retrieve form data rows for an array of specified primary key values.

Plugin Properties Options

  • The following are some mandatory properties and system predefined properties can be used in your Plugin Properties Options JSON file. Please refer to Plugin Properties Options for more information.

Mandatory Property

id 

    • All Form Element Field must has this property appear in the Properties Options JSON.
    • This is used as unique identifier of a field in a form.  

Predefined Property  

loadBinder

  • If this property appear in the Properties Options JSON, admin user is able to choose a Form Load Binder.
  • The value of this property will auto convert into Form Load Binder Plugin and the plugin can be retrieved by getLoadBinder method. 

optionsBinder

  • If this property appear in the Properties Options JSON, admin user is able to choose a Form Options Binder.
  • The value of this property will auto convert into Form Options Binder Plugin and the plugin can be retrieved by getOptionsBinder method.

permission

  • If this property appear in the Properties Options JSON, admin user is able to choose a Form Permission.
  • The value of this property will auto convert into Form Permission Plugin and the plugin is used by isAuthorize method.

storeBinder

  • If this property appear in the Properties Options JSON, admin user is able to choose a Form Store Binder.
  • The value of this property will auto convert into Form Store Binder Plugin and the plugin can be retrieved by getSoreBinder method.

readonly

  • System use this property to flag a field a readonly. 
  • If this property appear in the Properties Options JSON, admin user can force this field to display as readonly.
  • This value is ignored if the parent form is set to readonly

readonlyLabel

  • System use this property to flag a field a readonly field should display as label or not. 
  • If this property appear in the Properties Options JSON, admin user can force this field to display as label when it is readonly.
  • This value is ignored if the parent form is set to display as label when it is readonly

workflowVariable

  • If this property appear in the Properties Options JSON, admin user is set to store this field value to a workflow variable.
  • The value of this field will auto set to the mentioned workflow variable if the Form Store Binder is set to Workflow Form Binder.

value

  • If this property appear in the Properties Options JSON, admin user is able to set a default value for this field.
validator
  • If this property appear in the Properties Options JSON, admin user is able to choose a Form Validator.
  • The value of this property will auto convert into Form Validator Plugin and the plugin can be retrieved by getValidator method. 

Form Field Element Template Sample

Following is a sample Form Field Template of a Text Field element. It is constructed using FreeMaker syntax. This template will be used and returned by renderTemplate method.

  

Explanations

    • A form field element template should be wrapped under a div with "form-cell" class.
    • ${elementMetaData!} need to put in the ".form-cell" div. It is used by Form Builder.

    • A useable field element template must handle the following states of a field. 
      • Has errors
      • Readonly
      • Readonly and needed to display as label
      • Normal display

Tutorials

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