Forms controls and Ribbon

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Forms controls and Ribbon

Overview

The following section provides a reference guide regarding the controls and options available when designing the UI for a process created through the Live Processes feature.

For basic information about how to access Live Processes, refer to Producing Live Processes.

 

UI elements in the Forms Designer

The Forms Modeler's Ribbon presents a set of commands that are relevant to the form as a whole, for example Save, Copy from and Form Properties. It also shows contextual commands, which are related to the current Control selected in the form, such as Editable, Visible and Required.

 

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MENU OPTION

SUB OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Form

Undo

Undo the last action performed in the Form.

Redo

Redo the last action.

Save

Save all changes performed in the Form.

Copy format

Copy the given format of a Control to apply it to another.

Properties

Provide access to the Form properties.

Show

Warnings

Highlight the errors and warnings of the Form as a whole or for individual Controls.

Controls

Convert to

Display a list of possible Control types that the selected Control can be changed to.

Delete

Delete the selected Control.

Rename

Change the display name of the selected Control.

Visible

Manage the visibility of the selected Control.

Editable

Manage the editability of the selected Control.

Required

Stipulate if the selected Control is mandatory or optional.

Languages

Default

Change the default language for translated items

 

Bizagi offers a set of default controls that you can use to create the attributes related to your process.

The controls available here have most of the options of the controls delivered by Bizagi Studio, refer to Form Controls for more information.

 

CONTROL

DESCRIPTION

Combo

Presents a drop-down list that displays a set of values. Set the values for this combo using the Data source attribute by clicking the PolymorphicLauncher05 icon.

 

When defining the values, yo will have available the following options:

Bizagi Entities: enables you to type the name of the Bizagi entity to be selected. Bizagi will display all Parameter entities available in the Project (created in Studio). This entity should be a Parameter Entity.

Ad hoc Entities: enables you to type the name of the Ad hoc entity to be selected.

Create Values: this option enables you to create new values. It opens the Predefined Values window in order to add as many values as you need. Do not forget to click on the add button whenever you want to add a value to the list.

 

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Date

Shows a calendar. Times can be included if defined.

File uploads

Enables end users to upload files. Each File attribute is handled as a collection to associated multiple files with the attribute.

Image

Enables the upload and display of images.

Label

Presents fixed text strings with no relation to the process's attributes

Money

Displays currencies.

Number

Displays numbers.

Suggest

Searches over a all Bizagi Entities created in Studio, and proposes a data entry as the user types the text. The Bizagi Entity should be defined in the Data source attribute by clicking the PolymorphicLauncher05 icon.

Table

Presents a table that relates to a Collection attributes. The table must contain at least one column for display.

Text box

Presents a user interface where the user can enter text.

Yes/No

Displays a Boolean attribute for the end user to select between Yes and No options.