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Advanced Grid is best described as a Grid with rich inline editing transformation.

Depending on the target field, the Advanced Grid element would mimic the original target type for accurate and richer data entry capability.


Figure 1: Screenshot highlighting Advanced Grid in Form Builder

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Figure 2: Screenshot highlighting Advanced Grid in actual Form

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titleNew Feature

This feature has been enhanced in Joget Workflow v6.

  1. Column format type.
  2. Populating default value from target form.
  3. Default sorting column number.

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Figure 1: Advanced Grid form element

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Figure 2: Screenshot highlighting Advanced Grid on Date Picker element in Form Builder

A Date Picker will show up when editing if the source field itself is a date picker element.

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Figure 43: Screenshot highlighting Advanced Grid on Select Box element in Form Builder

A Select Box will show up when editing if the source field itself is a select box element.


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Figure 54: Advanced Grid Properties

IDElement ID. (By declaring as "entries", a corresponding database table column "c_entries" will be created)
LabelElement Label to be displayed to end user.
FormTarget form for record editing.

The columns defined here must be correspondent to the Form chosen above.


Field ID of the target form.


In "HR Expense Claim Entry" form, there are Form Elements with the ID "date", "category", "purpose", and "formattedAmount"

LabelColumn Label.
Format Type

If you would like to format the returned value, you may make use of the format type.

Available Format Types

  • Date - formats the field as date.
  • Decimal - formats the field as decimal.

Column width in characters.

Code Block

Determines if the column is editable.


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Figure 65: Advanced Grid Properties - UI

SearchEnable search capability within the grid data itself.

Determines if the element is editable.

Disable Add FeatureDetermines if a new row can be added.
Disable Delete Feature

Determines if a row can be removed.

Default Sorting Column Number

Defines the column index to sort by default. This field accepts integers starting from 1 onwards only.

Example: If the grid has 5 columns, inputting a "4" will sort the 4th column from the left in ascending order.

Sort in descending order?This option is only available once there is input in "Default Sorting Column Number". Check to sort in descending order instead.
Delete confirmation messageConfirmation message when deleting a row.
Show Row Numbering?Shows numbering on the grid.
Key to save cellKeyboard key to use to determine when to save and move on to the next cell.
Edit hintEdit hint message.
Record Per PagePaging Parameter - Record to show per Page
Paging OptionsPaging Parameter - Paging Options


Figure 76: Advanced Grid Properties - Validation & Data Binder