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===The Form Design Tab===
 
===The Form Design Tab===
  
[[Image:kexi_form_design_tab.png|500px|center]]
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[[Image:kexi_form_design_tab.png|center]]
  
From the '''Form Design''' tab you can you select widgets to add to your form.
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From the <menuchoice>Form Design</menuchoice> tab you can you select widgets to add to your form.
  
; '''Pointer'''
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; <menuchoice>Pointer</menuchoice>
: '''Pointer''', switches to the widget selection mode.
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: <menuchoice>Pointer</menuchoice>, switches to the widget selection mode.
  
 
{{Note|Selecting any widget, will switch to the widget add mode. Then you can click anywhere on the form to place the widget.}}
 
{{Note|Selecting any widget, will switch to the widget add mode. Then you can click anywhere on the form to place the widget.}}
  
; '''Label'''
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; <menuchoice>Label</menuchoice>
: A '''Label''' widget displays predefined information on a form. Usually it is used as a caption next to other data-aware widgets.
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: A <menuchoice>Label</menuchoice> widget displays predefined information on a form. Usually it is used as a caption next to other data-aware widgets.
  
; '''Image Box'''
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; <menuchoice>Image Box</menuchoice>
: An '''Image Box''' holds an image, bound to a field in a table.
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: An <menuchoice>Image Box</menuchoice> holds an image, bound to a field in a table.
  
; '''Text Box'''
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; <menuchoice>Text Box</menuchoice>
: A '''Text Box''' is a single line container for data contained in your table.
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: A <menuchoice>Text Box</menuchoice> is a single line container for data contained in your table.
  
; '''Text Editor'''
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; <menuchoice>Text Editor</menuchoice>
: A '''Text Box''' is a multiline container for data contained in your table.
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: A <menuchoice>Text Editor</menuchoice> is a multiline container for data contained in your table.
  
; '''Button'''
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; <menuchoice>Button</menuchoice>
: A '''Button''' allows you to define actions to be executed upon clicking on it.
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: A <menuchoice>Button</menuchoice> allows you to define actions to be executed upon clicking on it.
  
; '''Combo Box'''
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; <menuchoice>Combo Box</menuchoice>
: A '''Combo Box''' displays a list of options to choose from.
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: A <menuchoice>Combo Box</menuchoice> displays a list of options to choose from.
  
; '''Check Box'''
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; <menuchoice>Check Box</menuchoice>
: A '''Check Box''' holds two or three states of data (e.g. On/Off)
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: A <menuchoice>Check Box</menuchoice> holds two or three states of data (e.g. On/Off)
  
; '''Line'''
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; <menuchoice>Line</menuchoice>
: A '''Line''' is used as a logical separator between different parts of a form.
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: A <menuchoice>Line</menuchoice> is used as a logical separator between different parts of a form.
  
; '''Frame'''
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; <menuchoice>Frame</menuchoice>
: A '''Frame''' is used as a container for other widgets.
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: A <menuchoice>Frame</menuchoice> is used as a container for other widgets.
  
; '''Group Box'''
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; <menuchoice>Group Box</menuchoice>
: A '''Group Box''' is used to group other widgets and control their state.
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: A <menuchoice>Group Box</menuchoice> is used to group other widgets and control their state.
  
; '''Tab Widget'''
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; <menuchoice>Tab Widget</menuchoice>
: A '''Tab Widget''' is used as a container for other widgets and can have many pages that contain different widgets.
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: A <menuchoice>Tab Widget</menuchoice> is used as a container for other widgets and can have many pages that contain different widgets.
  
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<!-- TODO
 
; '''Web Browser'''
 
; '''Web Browser'''
 
: A '''Web Browser''' is a widget that allows to display a web page inside the form.
 
: A '''Web Browser''' is a widget that allows to display a web page inside the form.
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-->
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<!--FIXME missing Map Browser-->
  
; '''Assign Action'''
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; <menuchoice>Assign Action</menuchoice>
: '''Assign Action''' is used to assign an action to be executed when an event occurs (e.g. clicking on a button).
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: <menuchoice>Assign Action</menuchoice> is used to assign an action to be executed when an event occurs (e.g. clicking on a button).
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:12, 19 January 2014

The Form Design Tab

Kexi form design tab.png

From the Form Design tab you can you select widgets to add to your form.

Pointer
Pointer, switches to the widget selection mode.
Note
Selecting any widget, will switch to the widget add mode. Then you can click anywhere on the form to place the widget.


Label
A Label widget displays predefined information on a form. Usually it is used as a caption next to other data-aware widgets.
Image Box
An Image Box holds an image, bound to a field in a table.
Text Box
A Text Box is a single line container for data contained in your table.
Text Editor
A Text Editor is a multiline container for data contained in your table.
Button
A Button allows you to define actions to be executed upon clicking on it.
Combo Box
A Combo Box displays a list of options to choose from.
Check Box
A Check Box holds two or three states of data (e.g. On/Off)
Line
A Line is used as a logical separator between different parts of a form.
Frame
A Frame is used as a container for other widgets.
Group Box
A Group Box is used to group other widgets and control their state.
Tab Widget
A Tab Widget is used as a container for other widgets and can have many pages that contain different widgets.


Assign Action
Assign Action is used to assign an action to be executed when an event occurs (e.g. clicking on a button).

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