The next table presents the properties of the Placeholder widget.

Property

Description

Optionality

Default value

Obs.

Name

Name of the widget used in the screen scope.

Mandatory

 

See rules for naming elements.

Description

Free text that describes the placeholder. You can edit the text by directly typing it in the property or in the description editor which opens by clicking on

Optional

 

Useful for documentation purposes.

The maximum size of this property is 2000 characters.

Width

Indicates the width of the widget. You can change the width by editing this property or by resizing it using the Grid in the Content Canvas.

Optional

 

The value of this property can be in columns, pixels, points, or percentage.

Min. Height

Indicates the minimum height of the widget.

Optional

 

The value of this property can be in pixels, points, or percentage.

Margin Left

Indicates the width of the left margin of the widget.

This value can be automatically set by the Grid.

Optional

Auto

The value of this property can be in pixels, points, or percentage.

If not defined and the widget style defines a margin-left then this margin is applied to the widget.

Margin Top

Indicates the height of the top margin of the widget.

This value can be automatically set by the Grid.

Optional

Auto

The value of this property can be in pixels or points.

If Auto is selected and the widget style defines a margin-top then this margin is applied to the widget.

Align

Indicates the placeholder's horizontal alignment relative to the web screen, cell, or container where it is inside of.

Optional

 

 

Style

Drop-down list with the styles that can be applied to the placeholder.

Optional

 

Learn more About Style Sheets.

Double-click on the property and the Style Sheet Editor is opened with the current style already selected.

Is Ajax Refreshed

If set to 'Yes' it indicates that the placeholder, or one of its containers, is refreshed by an Ajax Refresh.

This is useful to understand the placeholders design in the web block regarding refreshing their content.

NA

 

Read-only.

Learn more About Rich Web Screens using Ajax.

Extended Properties - Additional properties for attributes and/or events that implement specific behaviors of your widget.

Name

Name of the attribute that the HTML element can accept as specified in the HTML language reference.

NA

 

This property is added to the <input type = "radio"> HTML tag that corresponds to this widget.  

Learn more about Extending Properties and how widgets are translated into HTML tags.

Value

The value for the attribute.

NA

 

This property is added to the <input type = "radio"> HTML tag that corresponds to this widget.  

Learn more about Extending Properties and how widgets are translated into HTML tags.

See Also

About Radio Button