Form Layout builder inputsAdded by IBM on August 31, 2010 | Version 1 (Original)
|This topic describes the inputs for the Form Layout builder.
This topic describes the inputs for the Form Layout builder.
Table 1. Form Layout builder inputs
|Name||Enter a name for this builder call. The WebSphere® Portlet Factory Designer displays this name in the builder call list.|
|Field Selector Tool||Choose the way you want to select the fields that you will place in groups. You can select fields based on: |
Fields are listed by label in the table belowType
String, integer, and so on. Fields are listed by type in the table below.Using Both Techniques
Fields are listed by name and type in the table below.
|Number of columns||Specify the number of newspaper-style columns to display.|
|Field Management||Select the type of management to use for columns. Choose:|
To allow the builder to allocate fields among the columns.Explicit
To manually allocate fields to columns.
|List of Fields||This list is located immediately below the Field Management control and, depending on the management type you choose provides the following functions: |
For Automatic management
To modify the status and/or the labels of the individual fields.For Explicit management
To drag and drop each of the fields into one of the columns. You can also use the list to modify the status and labels.
|Additional Fields||Use this field to tell the builder what to do if the final list of fields does not match the list in the table. This might occur if the schema is changed (perhaps it is profiled), or the underlying data structure changes, such as a new row is added to the database table. You can choose:|
To add additional fields to displayHide
To suppress display of additional fields
Parent topic: Form Layout builder: wpf7