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Link Widget

Displays a hyperlink that users can click or tap to navigate to another screen or trigger an action.


Name Description Mandatory Default value Observations
Name Identifies an element in the scope where it is defined, like a screen, action, or module. Yes    
Style Classes Specifies one or more style classes to apply to the widget. Separate multiple values with spaces.      
Visible Boolean literal or expression that defines if the widget is displayed.   Yes  
Title Text literal or expression to be displayed on mouse hover.      
Validation Parent Specifies an Edit Record widget. Widgets with the same Validation Parent are validated as a group.      
Enabled Boolean literal or expression that defines if the widget is editable.   Yes  
Is Default Set to Yes to define this widget as the screen or block default target when the user presses Enter. Yes No In your web screens or web blocks you can define one default button or link.
When you define a Button or Link widget as default, it means that pressing the ENTER key in an Input, Input Password, Select or Check Box widget has the same effect as pressing the button or the link.
On Click
Destination Screen to which to navigate. Yes    
Method Specifies how the inputs are to be submitted. Yes Navigate The possible values are:
Submit: the inputs are submitted. Uses the POST HTTP method;
Ajax Submit: all the inputs you use in the Destination logic are asynchronously submitted (using Ajax techniques) while keeping the state of the screen;
Navigate: the inputs are ignored. Uses the GET HTTP method.
Validation Specifies input validation to be used. Yes (none) The possible values are:
Client & Server: built-in validations are performed before submitting to the server;
Server: validation is performed server-side;
Confirmation Message Text literal or expression to define the confirmation message displayed after clicking the button.      
Extended Properties
Property Name of an attribute to add to the HTML translation for this element.     You can pick a property from the drop-down list or type a free text. The name of the property will not be validated by the platform.

Duplicated properties are not allowed. Spaces, " or ' are also not allowed.
Value Value of the attribute.     You can type the value directly or write expressions using the Expression Editor.

If the Value is empty, the corresponding HTML tag is created as property="property". For example, the nowrap property does not require a value, therefore nowrap="nowrap" is added.

Runtime Properties

Name Description Read Only Type Observations
Id Identifies the widget instance at runtime (HTML 'id' attribute). You can use it in JavaScript and Extended Properties. Yes Text  
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