The next table presents the properties of the Container widget.

Property

Description

Optionality

Default value

Obs.

Name

Name of the widget used in the screen scope.

Optional

 

Although optional, only named widgets are available in the scope of the web screen or web block. Only then can you use their runtime properties.

See rules for naming elements.

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

Defines how widgets are horizontally aligned inside the container.

Optional

 

 

Style

Drop-down list with the styles that can be applied to contents of the container.

Optional

 

Learn more About Style Sheets.

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

Display

If this property is false, display:none is appended to the style of the <div> HTML tag that corresponds to this widget. Learn more about the Layout of Widgets.

Be aware that this property does not have the same behavior as the Visible property of other widgets: Even when false, the HTML for the widget is generated, and can be accessed and manipulated, for example, using JavaScript.

Mandatory

True

You can directly type the values true or false, select a variable that handles this (if the variable is not of type Boolean, an error message is presented and the eSpace is not valid) or use the Expression editor.

 

 

On Click - Grouped properties in the context of clicking with the pointing device over the widget.

Destination

A list of possible screen actions created for the current screen is displayed sorted by name. Simply choose one of them.

Optional

 

The screen action will be called using Ajax. Learn more About Rich Web Screens Using Ajax.

Destination Arguments

The list of arguments that corresponds to the input parameters of the screen action. The values of the parameters must be of the same type as the input parameters.

NA

NA

The argument is mandatory or optional, if the parameter in the destination screen is respectively mandatory or optional.

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

 

These properties are added to the <div> 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

 

These properties are added to the <div> HTML tag that corresponds to this widget.

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

See Also

About Container Widget