Create a Subform Inside Another Subform

To configure a nested subform, do the procedure in this topic.

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Good to Know

  • You can create up to three levels of nested subforms within a subform.
  • Some form controls can not be used in a subform.
  • For a nested subform, operations such as cut, copy, paste, undo, redo, and duplicate do not work.
  • You can not drag a subform from one form section to another.

How to Start

  1. On the Application Explorer screen, do one of these:
  2. Do one of these:
    • Add a Subform Subform icon control:
      1. On the eForm Builder screen, in the Toolbox, open the Common Controls Common Controls icon tab.
      2. On the Common Controls Common Controls icon tab, drag a Subform Subform icon form control onto your eForm.
    • Change a Subform Subform icon control:
      1. On your eForm, click the control, and click Edit Edit icon.
  3. Complete the fields as necessary.
  4. On the eForm Builder screen, click the Subform form control, and click Design Subform Design Subform icon.

Procedure

  1. (Optional) If you want to change the columns on your subform, do one of these.
    • To add a column to your subform, click Add Column Add Column icon.
    • To delete a column from your subform, click Remove Column Remove Column icon.
  2. Configure your form control as necessary.
  3. To create a nested subform, add a Subform form control to your subform. For more information, refer to one of these procedures:
  4. Complete the settings on the configuration screens. You can use the Process Data screen to specify a variable.

    For more information, refer to Use Process Variables to Configure an Activity or a Form Control.

  5. Configure the nested subform.

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