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sc-text-box

1 Purpose

sc-text-box places a text box field on a form, allowing the user to enter a single line of text.

The sc-text-box definition provides fields for setting the properties of a text box field and is fully described below.

 

2 Definition

sc-text-box is defined by a set of name/value pair fields consisting of:

  • Required system fields
  • Required customizable fields
  • Optional customizable fields

Note:

  1. Default values for fields described in the tables below are shown in bold text.

2.1 Required System Fields

Field Valid Values Description
componentName sc-text-box The component name.
Example: "componentName": "sc-text-box"

2.2 Required Customizable Fields

Field Valid Values Description
name Any value written in camel case. Defines the name of the text box field in the document and database.
Example: "name": "testScTextBox"

2.3 Optional Customizable Fields

Field Valid Values Description
defaultValue Any value The value to initially load in the text box field.
Example: "defaultValue": "Apple"
Defaults to no value is initially loaded.
disableSave true Entering a value in the text box field does not trigger the Save icon to flash.
Exiting the form without saving the entered value does not trigger a warning message to display.
Example: "disableSave": true
false Default value. Entering a value in the text box field does trigger the Save icon to flash.
Exiting the form without saving the entered value does trigger a warning message to display.
enabled false The text box field is greyed out.
A Stop icon appears on mouseover.
A value cannot be entered in the text box field.
Example: "enabled": false
true Default value. A value can be entered in the text box field.
fullWidth true The text box field displays full width on the form.
Example: "fullWidth": true
false Default value. The text box field does not display full width on the form.
label Any value Defines the name of the text box field on the form i.e. the field label.
Example: "label": "Test sc-text-box"
Defaults to the text box field displays without a field label on the form.
mandatory true The text box field displays as mandatory (i.e. label in red text with an asterisk).
Saving without a value, a message prompts the user to enter a value for the text box field.
Example: "mandatory": true
false Default value. The field displays as optional (i.e. label in black text).
visible false The text box field is not visible on the form.
Example: "visible": false
true Default value. The text box field is visible on the form.

 

3 Typical sc-text-box Definition

Below is a typical sc-text-box definition, defined with its required fields plus any optional field whose value is typically other than its default value.

{
    "componentName": "sc-text-box",
    "label": "Test sc-text-box",
    "name": "testScTextBox"
}

One or more of the optional fields shown below can be included in the above definition should a value other than their default value be required.

    "mandatory": true,
    "defaultValue": "This is the default Note",
    "disableSave":true,
    "enabled":false,
    "visible":false,

 

4 Examples

Example 1

A sc-text-box definition defined with the typically needed fields plus the "mandatory" field.

        {
            "componentName": "sc-text-box",
            "label": "Test sc-text-box",
            "name": "testScTextBox",
            "mandatory": true
        }

Resulting field on the form:

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Resulting field on the form after entering a value:

This example illustrates that a value (shown below) exceeding the width of the text box field displayed on the form can be entered, saved and then viewed.

"This is an example of a long sentence that has been entered into a text box field"

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Resulting field on the form after saving the entered value:

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Resulting field in the document and database after saving the entered value:

    "testScTextBox": "This is an example of a long sentence that has been entered into a text box field."