Map form control

A form control that shows an interactive map on an eForm.



Configure the Map form control

To configure the Map control, do the procedure in this topic.

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Good to Know

  • This form control does not show in print or PDF formats.

How to Start

  1. On the Application Explorer screen, do one of these:
  2. Do one of these:
    • Add a Map control:
      1. On the eForm Builder screen, in the Toolbox, open the Advanced Controls tab.
      2. On the Advanced Controls tab, drag a Map form control onto your eForm.
    • Change a Map control:
      1. On your eForm, click the control, and click Edit .

Procedure

  1. 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.

General

Specifies the basic configuration for your form control.



Fields

Field Name Definition

Internal Name

Function:
Specifies a unique, technical name for your control.
Accepted Values:
One line of text with no spaces.
Default Value:
Different for different controls.
Example:
Refer to:

Help Text

Function:
A description for your control.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None

Help Text Display

Function:
Specifies if the field shows the text in Help Text field when the form user puts the mouse on the label or field.
Accepted Values:
  • None - Does not show the help text.
  • Hover On Label - Shows the help text when you put your mouse on the label.
  • Hover On Field - Shows the help text when you put your mouse on the field.
  • Hover On Both - Shows the help text when you put your mouse on the label and Field.
Default Value:
None

Configure

Configures advanced settings for your form control.

Screen



Fields

Field Name Definition

Lookup Source

Function:
Specifies the name of your data lookup source.
Accepted Values:
A valid lookup source
Default Value:
None
Example:
Refer to:

Add Lookup

Opens this Screen:
Select Data Source Type screen
To Open this Field:
  1. In the Select List Type field, select Lookup List.
Function of this Screen:
Specifies the data source where the form control will do the lookup procedure.

Map Type

Function:
Specifies the type of maps you want to show on the form control.
Accepted Values:
Default Value:
Google

API Key Token

Function:
Specifies the access token that connects to your Google or Bing application.
Accepted Values:
A list of access tokens configured for your environment.
Default Value:
None

Map Zoom Level

Function:
Specifies the map zoom level.

Map Center Option

Function:
Specifies the address and location on the map.
Accepted Values:
  • Address - Shows the address on the map.
  • Coordinates - Shows the latitude and longitude value from the Map Options.
  • Current Location - Shows the form user's current location on the map.
Default Value:
Address

Map Center (Latitude)

Function:
Specifies the latitude of the coordinates.
To Open this Field:
  1. In the Map Center Option list, select Coordinates.
Accepted Values:
A valid latitude value
Default Value:
42.3601

Map Center (Longitude)

Function:
Specifies the Longitude of the coordinates.
To Open this Field:
  1. In the Map Center Option list, select Coordinates.
Accepted Values:
A valid longitude value
Default Value:
-98.05

Default Value

Function:
Specifies the name of the address shown to the form user as default on the map.
To Open this Field:
  1. In the Map Center Option list, select Address.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces.
Default Value:
California

Enable Search

Function:
Specifies whether to show a search field on the Map form control for a form user to search a location.
Accepted Values:
  • Deselected - Does not show a search field on the Map form control.
  • Selected - Shows a search field on the Map form control.
Default Value:
Deselected

Configure Markers

Opens this Screen:
Map Options
Function of this Screen:
Configures marker to identify a location on a map.

Behavior

Specifies how the control shows on your form.



Fields

Field Name Definition

Visible

Function:
Specifies if the form user sees the field.
Accepted Values:
  • Selected - The form user sees the field.
  • Deselected - The form user does not see the field.
Default Value:
Selected

Advanced

Specifies advanced settings for your form control.



Fields

Field Name Definition

Field ID

Function:
Shows an ID of the control.
Accepted Values:
Read-only.
Default Value:
Different for different controls.

Height (px)

Function:
Specifies the height for your control.
Accepted Values:
An integer.
Default Value:
300

Show In Tablet

Function:
Specifies if the form field shows on a tablet.
Accepted Values:
  • Selected - The form field shows on a tablet.
  • Deselected - The form field does not show on a tablet.
Default Value:
Selected

Show In Mobile

Function:
Specifies if the form field shows on a mobile device.
Accepted Values:
  • Selected - The form field shows on a mobile device.
  • Deselected - The form field does not show on a mobile device.
Default Value:
Selected