Chart form control

A form control that shows a chart that uses process data.


Chart form control

Configure the Chart form control

To configure the Chart Chart icon control, do the procedure in this topic.

Video: Common Configuration Settings in eForm Controls

Good to Know

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

How to Start

  1. Open eForm Builder.

    For information about how to open this screen, refer to eForm Builder screen.


    Eform Builder screen
  2. On the eForm Builder screen, in the Tool Box, open the Telerik Controls tab.

    Telerik Controls tab
  3. On the Telerik Controls tab, drag a Chart Chart icon form control onto your eForm.

    Chart form control

Procedure

  1. Complete the settings on the configuration screens.

    You can use the Data screen screen to specify a variable.

General

Specifies the basic configuration for the Chart form control.

Figure: General tab

General tab

Fields

Field NameDefinition

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:
This is a common configuration field that is used in many examples. Refer to:
  • Examples - Step-by-step use case examples, information about what types of examples are provided in the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation, and other resources where you can find more examples.

Internal Name

Function:
Specifies a unique, technical name for your control.
Accepted Values:
One line of text (a string) with no spaces.
Default Value:
Different for different controls.
Example:
This is a common configuration field that is used in many examples. Refer to:
  • Examples - Step-by-step use case examples, information about what types of examples are provided in the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation, and other resources where you can find more examples.

Help Text

Function:
Specifies the text to shows when a runtime app user hovers their cursor over the form control.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None
Example:
Refer to:

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
Example:
Refer to:

Configure

Specifies detailed configuration settings for your form control.

Figure: Configure tab

Configure tab

Fields

Field NameDefinition

Minimum Value

Function:
Specifies the minimum value for an axis on your chart.
Accepted Values:
An integer.
Default Value:
0

Maximum Value

Function:
Specifies the maximum value for an axis on your chart.
Accepted Values:
An integer.
Default Value:
1000

Series Defaults

Function:
Specifies the type of chart to show.
Accepted Values:
  • Column - Shows the chart in a column format.
  • Bar - Shows a bar chart.
  • Line - Shows a line chart.
  • Pie - Shows a pie chart.
Default Value:
Column

Show Legend

Function:
Specifies if the chart shows a label beside the chart.
Accepted Values:
  • Deselected - Shows no label beside the chart.
  • Selected - Shows label beside the chart.
Default Value:
Selected

List Type

Function:
Specifies the data source to get the options in the chart.
Accepted Values:
  • Lookup List - Specifies configuration settings to create your chart with a lookup from a specified data source.
  • Process Data - Specifies how to use process data from a schema to create a chart.
  • Triggered from Auto/Manual Lookup - Specifies how to create your chart with a lookup that starts with an Auto-Lookup or Pop-Up Select form control.
Default Value:
None

Configure Chart DataSource Configure Chart DataSource icon

Function:
Configures the data source for the chart.
Opens this Screen:

Appearance

Specifies the look and feel for your form control.

Figure: Appearance tab

Appearance tab

Fields

Field NameDefinition

Font Family

Function:
Specifies the font family of the input text and label.
Accepted Values:
A font name from the list.
Default Value:
  • Modern theme - Roboto
  • Classic theme - Arial
Example:
Refer to:

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
Example:
Refer to:

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
Example:
Refer to:

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.

Example:
Refer to:

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:
Refer to:

Font Size (px)

Function:
Specifies the size of the input text and label for your form control.
Accepted Values:
A positive integer.
Default Value:
  • Classic theme - 12
  • Modern theme - 14
Example:
Refer to:

Behavior

Specifies how the control shows on your form.

Figure: Behavior tab

Behavior tab

Fields

Field NameDefinition

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
Example:
Refer to:

Advanced

Specifies advanced settings for your form control.

Figure: Advanced tab

Advanced tab

Fields

Field NameDefinition

Field ID

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

Maximum Height (px)

Function:
Specifies the maximum height for your control in pixels.
Accepted Values:
An integer less than 10000.
Default Value:
300

Data Security Settings

Function:
Specifies whether to store information from the field in the process schema, so the app can use it again, or to simply pass on the information after the form is submitted without storing the information. This option helps to protect sensitive user information.
Accepted Values:
  • Persist - Stores the data from the field in the process schema, so the app can use it again.
  • Do Not Persist - Does not store the data from the field in the process schema. This option provides greater security for sensitive user information.
Default Value:
Persist
Example:
Refer to:

Show On Tablet Devices

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
Example:
Refer to:

Show On Mobile Phone Devices

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
Example:
Refer to: