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Floating Actions

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  • You can use the Floating Actions UI Pattern to display an action that floats in the bottom right corner of the screen, providing access to a set of additional actions.

    Use the Floating Action UI Pattern to show the primary action on a screen. Choose actions such as create, share, explore and so on. Avoid actions such as delete, archive or an alert. Exclude limited actions such as cut-and-paste text or actions that should be in a toolbar.

    How to use the Floating Actions UI Pattern

    1. In Service Studio, in the Toolbox, search for Floating Actions.

      The Floating Actions widget is displayed.

      If the UI widget does not display, it may be because you used a ready-made app, which deletes unused widgets from the module. To make additional widgets available in your app:

      a. Go to Module > Manage dependencies.

      b. Search for and select the relevant Producer, for example OutSystemsUI. Ensure Show All is selected.

      c. On the Public elements for the selected Producer displayed on the right, ensure Show All is selected.

      d. Search for and select the element you want to add, and click Apply.

      e. In Service Studio, in the Toolbox, search for the widget again.

    2. From the Toolbox, drag the Floating Actions widget into the Main Content area of your application's screen.

    After following these steps and publishing the module, you can test the pattern in your app.

    Properties

    Floating Actions

    Property Description
    Trigger (Trigger Identifier): Optional Set the type of trigger for the button. the predefined values are:

    • Click
    • Hover
    • Manual

    Examples

    • Entities.Trigger.Click - Clicking the button triggers the button. This is the default.
    • Entities.Trigger.Hover - Hovering over the button triggers the button.
    ExtendedClass (Text): Optional Adds custom style classes to the Pattern. You define your custom style classes in your application using CSS.

    Examples

    • Blank - No custom styles are added (default value).
    • "myclass" - Adds the myclass style to the UI styles being applied.
    • "myclass1 myclass2" - Adds the myclass1 and myclass2 styles to the UI styles being applied.
    You can also use the classes available on the OutSystems UI. For more information, see the OutSystems UI Live Style Guide.

    Floating Actions Item

    Property Description
    ExtendedClass (Text): Optional Adds custom style classes to the Pattern. You define your custom style classes in your application using CSS.

    Examples

    • Blank - No custom styles are added (default value).
    • "myclass" - Adds the myclass style to the UI styles being applied.
    • "myclass1 myclass2" - Adds the myclass1 and myclass2 styles to the UI styles being applied.
    You can also use the classes available on the OutSystems UI. For more information, see the OutSystems UI Live Style Guide.
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