The next table presents the properties of the Input Password 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.

Variable

 

Variable that holds the end-user selection.

Its value is cleared every time the screen is rendered, whether or not the screen is loading.

You can type the name of the variable, use the Select Variable window or select one of the variables displayed.

 

Mandatory

 

The data type of this variable must be Text. Otherwise, an error message is presented and the eSpace is not valid.

Validation Parent

 

Allows you to bind an Input Password widget to a specific Edit Record widget.

You can select the Edit Record from a drop-down list of all the Edit Record widgets currently placed in the screen or screen block.

Optional

When the Input Password widget is directly dragged into, for example, the EditRecord1 widget, this property will be set by default to EditRecord1.

In any other case it's empty by default.

Use this property when you want to validate an Input Password widget together with the other inputs of, say, EditRecord1. This is achieved by setting the property Parent Edit Record of the Button or Link widget that triggers the validation, to EditRecord1, as well.

Specifying this property will place the Input Password widget inside the Edit Record widget, in the screen Scope Tree.

Mandatory

Boolean expression that allows you to specify whether the end-user must provide a value to the variable associated with this widget.

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.

Mandatory

False

If this property is True, the blank value is accepted.

When this property is True, the Mandatory special class is added to the <input type = "password"> HTML tag that corresponds to this widget. Learn more about how widgets are translated into HTML tags.

Password Type

Enforces the type of values that the input accepts. Possible values are: Text and Numeric.

Mandatory

 

Text

 

 

Max. Length

Maximum number of characters that the input accepts.

Mandatory

20

 

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.

Mandatory

3 col

The value of this property can be in columns, 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.

Style

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

Optional

 

Learn more About Style Sheets.

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

Visible

When this property is false, the HTML page, generated at runtime, does not include the HTML tag that corresponds to this widget.

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.

Enabled

Allows you to specify whether the end-user can edit the value of the variable associated with this widget. When this property is set to false, the end-user can see and select, but not change, the value of the variable.

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.

Mandatory

True

You should not set this property to false for an input that is mandatory.

If this property is false, the readonly attribute is added to the <input type = "password"> HTML tag that corresponds to this widget. Learn more about how widgets are translated into HTML tags.

On Change - Grouped properties in the context of changing the value of 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 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

 

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

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

See Also

About Input Password Widget | Input Password Widget Runtime Properties