The Edit Record widget allows you to edit a single record of an entity, structure, or a combination of the two.

In the web screen, this widget is rendered as a Table and, therefore, you can use the Table toolbar to add and remove rows. The number of columns is limited to 1 or 2 and you have to use the Display Columns property. See the Edit Record Widget Properties.

To quickly design screens to edit records, see the topic About Scaffolding a CRUD.

Layout of the widget

The layout of this widget follows these rules:

Using an Edit Record to Create and Edit a Single Record

You can use the Edit Record widget to edit a record or to create a new one. The difference between these situations is based on whether or not you have an initial record to populate the widgets in the form.

To edit the contents of an entity record, you have to set the property:

To create a new entity record, you have to set the property:

See Also

Edit Record Widget Properties | Edit Record Widget Runtime Properties | Apply Web Styles | About Scaffolding