Pop-Up Select form control

A form control that lets a form user select an item from a list with one or more columns that shows on a pop-up screen.


Pop-Up Select form control

Configure the Pop-Up Select form control

To configure the Pop-Up Select Pop-Up Select icon control, do the procedure in this topic.

Video: Common Configuration Settings in eForm Controls

Examples

How to Start

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

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 the Pop-Up Select form control.

Figure: General tab

General tab

Fields

Field Name Definition

Label

Function:
Specifies the text label that shows on your form for the control.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces.
Default Value:
Different for different controls.
Example:
Refer to:

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.

Figure: Configure tab

Configure tab

Fields

Field Name Definition

Lookup Source

Function:
Specifies a reusable lookup configuration. The lookup configuration includes the data source and other configuration values for the lookup.
Accepted Values:
A valid lookup source
Default Value:
None
Example:
Refer to:

Add Lookup Add Lookup icon

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.

Bind Lookup Values To A Repeating Control (Optional)

Function:
Specifies to bind the lookup values to either a Subform or a Data Grid form control to store the results of the lookup procedure.

This is an alternative to binding each field of the specified form control with the results of the lookup.

To Open this Field:
  1. In the Lookup Source field, select your lookup from the list.
Accepted Values:
  • The display name of a Subform form control.
  • The display name of a Data Grid form control.
Default Value:
None
Example:
Refer to:

Bound Column

Function:
Completes the column value using a specified field from your lookup source..

If you bind the lookup values to subform, the internal name of the subform field must match the value of this field.

Accepted Values:
Read only.

When you select a lookup source from the Lookup Source field, this field shows the column value from the specified lookup source.

Default Value:
None

Header

Function:
Specifies the custom heading for the column.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces.
Default Value:
The value from the Bound Column field.

Javascript To Execute After Lookup Completion

Function:
Specifies which JavaScript function to run after the lookup is complete.
Accepted Values:
The name of a Javascript function that exists in your application.

For more information, refer to Add a JavaScript Code Snippet to an eForm.

Default Value:
None
Example:

ConfirmSubmission where one of these is your function:

function ConfirmSubmission()
  {
    alert ('Are you sure to submit this form?');
    return true;
  }
function ConfirmSubmission(parameter1,parameter2)
  {
    window.alert ( parameter1 * parameter2);
    
  }

On Lookup Completion, Trigger Change Event For

Function:
The change event JavaScript function runs when the value of a lookup is changed.

You can add the change event function in your application. For more information, refer to Add a JavaScript Code Snippet to an eForm

Accepted Values:
  • None - The value of the form controls do not change based on a lookup.
  • All Target Controls - The value of the form controls change based on lookup.
Default Value:
None
Example:
Refer to:

Always Show Popup

Function:
Specifies whether to show the list of options on the eForm screen, or on a pop-up screen.
To Open this Field:
  1. In the Bind Lookup Values To A Repeating Control field, select a repeating control.
Accepted Values:
  • Deselected - Shows the options on the main eForm screen.
  • Selected - Shows the options on a pop-up screen.
Default Value:
Deselected
Example:
Refer to:

Allow Multiple Selection

Function:
Specifies whether you can select more than one option for a repeating control.
To Open this Field:
  1. In the Bind Lookup Values To A Repeating Control field, select a repeating control.
Accepted Values:
  • Deselected - Lets you select only one option for a repeating control.
  • Selected - Lets you select more than one option for a repeating control.
Default Value:
Deselected
Example:
Refer to:

Appearance

Specifies the look and feel for your form control.

Figure: Appearance tab

Appearance tab

Fields

Field Name Definition

Font Family

Function:
Specifies the font family of the input text and label.
Accepted Values:
A font name from the list.
Default Value:
Arial

Font Style

Function:
Specifies the style of the font for the input text and label.
Accepted Values:
  • Bold - Shows the input text and label in bold.
  • Underline - Shows the label underlined.
  • Italic - Shows the label in italic.
Default Value:
None

Background Color

Function:
Specifies the background color for your control.
Accepted Values:
A color value using a hex code, RGB code, or RGBA code.

You can enter a color code, or select a color from the palette.

Default Value:
#ff0000
Example:
Refer to:

Border Color

Function:
Specifies the border color for your control.
Accepted Values:
A color value using a hex code, RGB code, or RGBA code.

You can enter a color code, or select a color from the palette.

Default Value:
#ff0000

Foreground Color

Function:
Specifies the foreground color for your control.
Accepted Values:
A color value using a hex code, RGB code, or RGBA code.

You can enter a color code, or select a color from the palette.

Default Value:
#ff0000

Field CSS Class

Function:
Specifies a CSS class for the field in your control.
Accepted Values:
A valid CSS class.
Default Value:
None

If you specify your CSS CSS icon on the top menu, the CSS is populated.

Container CSS Class

Function:
Specifies a CSS class for the container of your control.
Accepted Values:
A valid CSS class.
Default Value:
None

If you specify your CSS CSS icon on the top menu, the CSS is populated.

Example:
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Font Size (px)

Function:
Specifies the size of the input text and label for your form control.
Accepted Values:
A positive integer.
Default Value:
12

Behavior

Specifies how the control shows on your form.

Figure: Behavior tab

Behavior tab

Fields

Field Name Definition

Enabled

Function:
Specifies if the form user can change the value of a field.
Accepted Values:
  • Selected - The form user can change the value.
  • Deselected - The input cannot change the value.
Default Value:
Selected

Right To Left

Function:
Specifies if the text for this control, including user input, shows from right to left.
Accepted Values:
  • Deselected - The text shows from left to right.
  • Selected - The text shows from right to left.
Default Value:
Deselected

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.

Figure: Advanced tab

Advanced tab

Fields

Field Name Definition

Field ID

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

Maximum Height (px)

Function:
Specifies the maximum height for your control in pixels.
Accepted Values:
An integer less than 10000.
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