Form Settings

Configures the settings for an eForm.

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Examples

How to Start

  1. On the Application Explorer screen, do one of these:
  2. On the eForm Builder screen, click Settings Settings icon.

General

Specifies the basic configuration for your eForm.

Figure: Form Settings General screen

Form Settings General screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

Form Title

Function:
Specifies the title text for your eForm.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text that can have letters, numbers, spaces, and special characters
Default Value:
None
Example:
Refer to:

Form Title Style

Function:
Specifies the size of the title for your eForm.
Accepted Values:
  • Small
  • Medium
  • Large
  • Extra Large
Default Value:
Large

Form Title Alignment

Function:
Specifies the position of the title for your eForm.
Accepted Values:
  • Left
  • Center
  • Right
Default Value:
Left

Controls

Specifies the configuration for your controls on your eForm.

Figure: Form Settings Controls screen

Form Settings Controls screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

Label Position

Function:
Specifies the position of the text label that shows on your form for the control.
Accepted Values:
  • Left - Specifies that the position of the label is to the left of the container.
  • Top - Specifies that the position of the label is to the top of the container.
Default Value:
Top

Tab Key Orientation

Function:
Specifies the direction form controls are selected when a form user presses the Tab key.
Accepted Values:
  • Horizontal - The cursor moves horizontally when Tab key is used.
  • Vertical - The cursor moves vertically when Tab key is used.
Default Value:
Horizontal

Appearance

Specifies the look and feel for your eForm.

Figure: Form Settings Appearance screen

Form Settings Appearance screen

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 Size (px)

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

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:

Form Title 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

Set Image

Opens this Screen:
Image Picker screen
Function of this Screen:
Specifies an image for your eForm.

Image Position

Opens this Screen:
Background Image Position screen
Function of this Screen:
Specifies the position of background image of your eForm.

Apply Global CSS

Function:
Specifies whether to use the global CSS file on the eForm.
Accepted Values:
  • Selected - The eForm uses the global CSS file.
  • Deselected - The eForm does not use global CSS file.
Default Value:
Selected
Limitations:

This field is available in these releases:

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.

Show Form Background to User

Function:
Specifies whether to show the eForm container background at runtime.
Accepted Values:
  • Yes - Shows the eForm container background.
  • No - The eForm page size expands to the page borders, and the eForm container background does not show.
Default Value:
Yes
Limitations:

This field is available in these releases:

Show Header to Form User

Function:
Specifies whether to show the top section of an eForm page to runtime app user.
Accepted Values:
  • Yes - Shows the top section of an eForm page to runtime app user.
  • No - Hides the top section of an eForm page and aligns the lower sections with the top of the page.
Default Value:
Yes
Limitations:

This field is available in these releases:

Actions

Configures the action buttons on your eForm.

Figure: Form Settings Actions screen

Form Settings Actions screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

Show Submit Button

Function:
Specifies if the eForm shows the submit button.
Accepted Values:
  • Selected - The submit button shows, and you can specify custom text.
  • Deselected - The submit button does not show.
Default Value:
Selected
Example:
Refer to:

Show Cancel Button

Function:
Specifies if the eForm shows a cancel button.
Accepted Values:
  • Selected - The cancel button shows, and you can specify a custom text for the cancel button.
  • Deselected - The cancel button does not show.
Default Value:
Selected

Show Save Button

Function:
Specifies if the eForm shows the save button.
Accepted Values:
  • Selected - The Save button shows, and you can specify custom text.
  • Deselected - The Save button does not show.
Default Value:
Deselected

Show Reset Button

Function:
Specifies if the eForm shows the reset button.
Accepted Values:
  • Selected - The reset button shows and lets you specify a custom text for the reset button.
  • Deselected - The reset button does not show.
Default Value:
Deselected

Show Print Button

Function:
Specifies if the eForm shows the print button.
Accepted Values:
  • Selected - The print button shows and lets you specify a custom text for the print button.
  • Deselected - The print button does not show.
Default Value:
Deselected

Show Save as PDF Button

Function:
Specifies if the eForm shows the Save as PDF button.
Accepted Values:
  • Selected - The Save as PDF button shows and lets you specify a custom text for the save as PDF button.
  • Deselected - The Save as PDF button does not show.
Default Value:
Deselected

Action Buttons Position

Function:
Specifies the positions of the action buttons in the eForm.
Accepted Values:
  • Left - The action button shows to the left in the eForm.
  • Center - The action button shows to the center in the eForm.
  • Right - The action button shows to the right in the eForm.
Default Value:
None

URL on Submit

Function:
Specifies the URL to send the form user when the eForm is submitted.
Accepted Values:
A valid URL.
Default Value:
submitstatus.html

URL on Cancel

Function:
Specifies the URL to send the form user when the eForm is cancelled.
Accepted Values:
A valid URL.
Default Value:
None

Advanced

Specifies advanced settings for your eForm.

Figure: Form Settings Advanced screen

Form Settings Advanced screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

Cell Padding (px)

Function:
Specifies the space, in pixels, between the cell wall and the cell content.
Accepted Values:
An integer between 5 and 50.
Default Value:
10
Example:
Refer to:

Row Spacing (px)

Function:
Specifies the space, in pixels, between the rows of the eForm.
Accepted Values:
An integer up to 50.
Default Value:
0

Show Header to Form User

Function:
Specifies if the eForm header shows when the eForm opens.
Accepted Values:
  • Yes - Shows the header.
  • No - Does not show the header.
Default Value:
Yes
Example:
Refer to:

Enable Multiple Languages on the Form

Function:
Specifies if the form user can select a language from a list of available languages in the eForm.
Accepted Values:
  • Selected - You can select more than one language in the eForm.
  • Deselected - You can not select more than one language in the eForm.
Default Value:
Deselected

Allow User to Switch Form Language

Function:
Specifies if the form user can change the language in the eForm.
To Open this Field:
  1. Select Enable Multiple Languages on the Form.
Accepted Values:
  • Selected - Lets the form user change the language in the eForm.
  • Deselected - The language shows in the eForm based on the form user's settings.
Default Value:
Deselected

Default Language Name

Function:
Specifies the default language to show on an eForm.
To Open this Field:
  1. Select Allow User to Switch Form Language.
Accepted Values:
A language from the list.
Default Value:
None

Show Validation Summary

Function:
Specifies whether the eForm shows all the validation messages.
Accepted Values:
  • Selected - The summary of validation messages shows in the form preview or when the eForm opens.
  • Deselected - The summary of validation messages does not show.
Default Value:
Deselected

Ask Confirmation On Submit

Function:
Specifies a message that asks for confirmation when a form user submits an eForm.
Accepted Values:
  • Selected - Specifies a message that asks for confirmation when a form user submits an eForm.
  • Deselected - Submits the eForm with no confirmation.
Default Value:
Deselected

Ask Confirmation On Save

Function:
Specifies a message that asks for confirmation when a form user saves an eForm.
Accepted Values:
  • Selected - Specify a message that asks for confirmation when a form user saves a form.
  • Deselected - Saves the eForm with no confirmation.
Default Value:
Deselected

Submit Validation Fail Message

Function:
Specifies a validation message that shows when the form user submits an eForm that has validation errors.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces.
Default Value:
Validation Fails. Form cannot be submitted.

Section Validation Fail Message (For Sections with Sequential Navigation Style)

Function:
Specifies a validation message that shows when the form user submits an eForm that has validation errors in the form section.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces.
Default Value:
Validation Fails. Cannot be navigated.