Validation & Visibility


Validating Form Data

One of the most common requirements of an application is to validate form inputs before accepting them. By assigning rules to forms within a flow, the system can validate form data before submission, preventing users from entering invalid information in an application. When the rule...

Applying a Form Validation Rule

In the following tutorial we are going to demonstrate how to use the Rule that we have built in Creating a Form Validation Rule tutorial on the Form. In the Designer Folder we click Create Flow on the...

Form Validation Flow

This tutorial demonstrates how to use Flow as a Validation Rule on the Form. To learn about Validation Rules, please click here. Flow Validation Rule can be used for designing more advanced validations...

Running a Validation Rule

To ensure that a user enters valid data in a form's required fields, you can configure a form to run validation rules. The rules can run upon submission of the form, upon a field losing focus (i.e. the...

Running a Validation Rule at Startup

To ensure that a user enters valid data in a form's required fields, you can configure a form to run validation rules when it opens and to display alerts next to the fields. This can be useful for highlighting...

Masked Textbox

NOTE: The Advanced Masked Textbox was merged into the standard Masked Textbox in Decisions 4.0. Details of the Advanced Masked Textbox can be found in the documentation for Decisions 3.5 and earlier. Overview This...

Creating a Form Validation Rule

alidation Rules evaluate a form value and return a "True" or "False" outcome, depending on whether the form value satisfies the rule's condition(s). The platform includes several form validation rules, found under System > Shared Designer Elements > System Defaults > Default Form Validation Rules. To keep all form validation...

Form Components Visibility Using Flow Data

Overview You can set form controls to be visible or invisible based on Flow data. This is a very useful feature for creating simple and well designed forms, for example hiding information on a form that...

Hiding and Showing Form Fields with Visibility Rules

Form elements can be used to control the visibility of other elements by applying Visibility Rules. To implement a visibility rule in the Form Designer, select the Surface component in the Explorer panel, then configure the settings in the Visibility Rules section of the...

Enabling and Disabling Form Fields with Visibility Rules

Form elements can be used to enable or disable other elements by applying Visibility Rules. To implement a visibility rule that disables one or more elements, select the Surface component in the Explorer panel, then configure the settings under the Visibility Rules section in the Properties panel...

Form Outcome Rules

A form displays controls that allow a user to perform an action, such as enter data, display a report or folder, or manage entities. You can create a flow that, when run, opens a form. It is possible to...

Auto Exiting Form Based on Rules

A form displays controls that allow a user to perform an action, such as enter data, display a report or folder, or manage entities. You can create a flow that, when run, opens a form. It is possible...

Using Form Outcomes

A form outcome rule evaluates data provided by a control in the form, and when the rule is true, causes the form to take a path. In this example, a drop-down list has three values: "Very Interested,"...