The next table presents the properties of the Expression 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.

Value

An expression that is evaluated and displayed at runtime.

Mandatory

 

 

Example

Text to display on the Content Canvas in Preview and Design modes.

Optional

 

 

Style

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

Optional

 

Learn more About Style Sheets.

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

Escape Content

Boolean value that indicates whether the expression is displayed “as is”; i.e. any special characters like <, >, & are translated to the suitable formatting commands and, therefore, these characters appear correctly in the screen.

Mandatory

Yes

Usually, the default value is used.

See Un-escape expression contents.

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 <span> 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 <span> HTML tag that corresponds to this widget.

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

See Also

About Expression Widget