Describing a Form
You describe a form using a Smart Form. To do this, use the Form Builder (see also: Graphical User Interface):
Form Painter to position windows, graphics, and addresses on a page (the other elements are displayed in an assigned window).
Use the PC Editor to write your texts.
Use the Table Painter to format your tables.
- Describe the interface of the form. It results from the application data previously selected.
- Create one or more pages. On a page, you can position windows, addresses, and graphics. Within a window, you can create additional elements.
- Create elements (text, graphics, tables, and so on) for each page, using other tools of the Form Builder:
For an overview of the elements available on page level, see Node Types: Overview.
flow control to control whether and when to print pages and elements.
- Use the
When you activate your Smart Form, the Form Builder generates a function module that encapsulates the form description.