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With WEBCON BPS, you can color the background of the item list form field. This functionality can facilitate data interpretation and increase transparency when presenting a lot of data.
This article will present the available options for coloring the background of the item list.
Go to the coloring settings, open the item list form field, and then go to the advanced settings. After switching to the "Layout" tab, you will see available options for coloring rows under the Color mode. You can choose from three color modes:
• for the entire row,
• for selected columns,
• defined in the query.

The WEBCON BPS program allows you to build advanced form templates. One of the features that can be especially useful is showing or hiding form fields depending on the value of another form field. For example, you can decide that some fields won’t be shown on the form unless the user checks a field that makes them visible. Thanks to this feature, you can make your form more readable and easier to use by hiding groups of form fields (or single form fields) that don’t need to be immediately visible.

Read this article to learn how to hide a group of form fields based on the value of one of the forms fields.

In WEBCON BPS, your forms can be ergonomic and comfortable to read, no matter how big they are. It is possible thanks to the feature that allows you to organize your form fields into groups and configure how they work and what they look like. To create a new group, open WEBCON BPS Designer Studio, go to the form fields, right-click on them, and choose "New group." Alternatively, left-click on Form Fields and choose a "New group" from the right menu. Once a group has been created, you can drag form fields and drop them on the group icon to add them to the group. Then, inside the group, you can order form fields by dragging and dropping them into their desired position. Please note that you can't move form fields outside of the process in which they were created.

HTML form fields are available since WEBCON BPS 2020.1.3. version - they allow you to use all HTML language tag. The HTML form field can be defined as adding a custom HTML code to the standard code of the WEBCON BPS form. This article describes the JavaScript functions that are available for item lists in the HTML form field configuration. In the HTML form field configuration, you can find many functions for both global and system elements of the process, as well as the attachments themselves. Depending on what you want to achieve, they can be used and configured in different ways. For this reason, it is worth knowing what possibilities, apart from the non-standard appearance, give us the use of HTML form fields.

The form is the basic element of the workflow process. Thanks to it, users have insight to information included in attributes or attachments, they work on them entering new information/ modifying previous ones. For users to communicate with the system, they need to get a suitable interface. This article shows the concept of “Field matrix” – a mechanism responsible for presentation of data from the system. In the second part, information about detailed Form field configuration was attached and configuration of over saving of matrix configuration was discussed. The ability of managing the visibility, editability and requiredness of form fields in WEBCON BPS has been provided to cover the possible business needs of the form. The matrix of form fields and functionalities available on the described tabs enable the advanced configuration and dynamic forms.

This article describes the JavaScript functions that are available for item lists in the HTML form field configuration. In some situations, there is the ability of defining the number of records on the list and saving a result to the appropriate field. To do this, you can use the HTML form field. WEBCON BPS offers many functions available with HTML form fields that can be used for the item lists. In addition to the custom appearance, the use of such a control creates many interesting options for preparing a more dynamic and intuitive form.

HTML form fields are available since WEBCON BPS 2020.1.3. version - they allow you to use all HTML language tags. After adding a new HTML form field, enter the code in the “Advanced configuration” section. In the “Values” section, all JavaScript functions are available in the configuration window. Not all are visible at once. Some of them appear when the new form field they refer to will be added to the process. For example, if you do not have any form field group on the form, their functions will not be available for selection. The JavaScript functions for HTML form fields mentioned in the article are not the only ones, but only the most basic ones offered by WEBCON BPS. They allow you to easily and quickly control what is displaying on the form. It is also worth noting that adding such buttons makes the form look much more readable and transparent.

In WEBCON BPS you have the ability of changing the format of displayed form fields – “Date and time” and “Floating-point number” type. The format of displaying these fields also depends on the browser time zone settings and the selected WEBCON BPS system language. The format of displayed data also depends on the WEBCON BPS portal language. Remember that the impact of browser and portal settings on the format of the displayed data applies only to the actual date fields. When the field is only text completed e.g. by a business rule using the SQL query – the format will be transferred through the configuration of this rule.

WEBCON BPS offers you a lot of abilities to work with the electronic version of documents and replace the standard signatures. This article describes the new Handwritten signature form field (available from version 2019.1.4.) that allows you to make a signature directly on the form. The Handwritten signature form field is available for the Modern form in both standard web browsers and browsers with Android and iOS. The simple workflow is used to support the offboarding process when an employee leaves the company has been created. The process consists of several steps such as revoking privileges to the IT systems and signing the appropriate documents. You can use the Handwritten signature form field to sign a document.

HTML form field
09.10.2020

In version 2020.1.3. a new HTML type form field has been introduced which allows you to enter custom elements in the HTML language on the form. The HTML form field can be defined as adding a custom HTML code to the standard code of the WEBCON BPS form. The best solution is to use this form field with the new form rules in JavaScript mode. Form rules in JavaScript mode have been enhanced with the following function: MoveToNextStep – go through the path, InvokeMenuAction – invoke the menu button, InvokeRule – start the rule and StartElement/OpenElement – start/open the instance. The HTML form field allows you to enter a custom HTML code to any place of the form. Using it in conjunction with the rules of the JavaScript form, or with other JavaScript methods, significantly extends the range of functionalities that can be introduced on the form.