Sort

The sort field is used to create an interface through which an application developer can organize a list of records by the values of one or more fields.

How to Create - Method 1

  1. Click the to add a field in your form.
  2. Choose “New Field”
  3. Select the table you wish to add the field to. Most of the time, this will be the current table you are on, called the current context.
  4. Select a field name and click “Choose Type”.
  5. Choose “Sort” from the list of field types.
  6. You can continue adding fields or click the “Select” button to finish adding.

How to Create - Method 2

This field is able to be placed on a page itself, not as part of a table's records.

Adding the Field

  1. Click the “Fields” button in the left toolbar to expand the list of fields available.
  2. Click on “Sort”, holding the mouse button down and dragging the sort field onto the page, releasing over the grey shadow where the field will be placed.
  3. Select a variant to use and click “save”. You can always change this later.
  4. The sort field will appear on the page in the location specified.

Accessing the Features

When hovering the mouse over the field, an icon containing a blue pencil over a sheet of paper will appear in the top left corner of the field. Click this icon to access the field features as listed above.

Features

Field features can be edited by clicking on the orange field icon when the presentation layer is displayed.

Field Label

Grid Appearance

Tooltip

Block Association

Default Value

Validation

Audit History

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Sort Options

Variants Available

This field has nine variants that can be chosen from.

NameAvailabilityLabel Placement
Single Selection Sort with a label on the topSingleTop
Single Selection Sort with a label to the leftSingleLeft
Single Selection Sort with out a labelSingleNone
Multiple Selection Sort with a label on the topMultipleTop
Multiple Selection Sort with a label to the leftMultipleLeft
Multiple Selection Sort with out a labelMultipleNone
Radio Buttons with a label on the topSingleTop
Radio Buttons with a label to the leftSingleLeft
Radio Buttons with out a labelSingleNone
field type - sort.txt · Last modified: 2016/09/14 14:19 (external edit)
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