Control Type property

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This property sets the control type associated with an attribute or variable in the form. Possible values depend on whether the control is placed in a grid or not, the interface and the variable data type.


Combo Box
Radio Button
Check Box
Dynamic Combo Box
List Box
Dynamic List Box


For variable/attribute controls, the possible types are:

  • Check Box
  • Combo Box
  • Dynamic Combo Box
  • Dynamic List Box Setup
  • Edit
  • List Box
  • Radio Button
  • FCK Html Editor
  • GXSpreadsheet
  • SD Scanner (*)
  • Rating Control (only for variables or domains)
  • SD Linear Gauge (*)
  • SD Multiwheel (*)
  • SD PhysicalMeasure (*)
  • SD Advanced Image (*)
  • SD Wheel (*)
  • SD Facebook Button (*)
  • SearchBox (*)
  • Chronometer
  • Switch
  • Touch Controls - Carousel (*)
  • Web Linear Gauge
(*) Only in Smart Devices Generator

For grid controls, the possible types are:

  • SD Charts (*)
  • Horizontal Grid Control 
  • SD Image Gallery (*)
  • SD Image Map (*)
  • SD Leaves (*)
  • SD Magazine Viewer (*)
  • SD Paged Grid (*)
  • SD Maps (*)
  • SD Spark Line (*)
  • SD Geolocation (*)

This property is not available when the attribute is a formula and applies only at design time.


Objects: Panel for Smart Devices, Transaction, Web Panel
Platforms: Web(.Net, Java), Smart Devices(Android, IOS)
Controls: Grid

See Also

Check Box properties in Web Forms
Combo Box, Radio Button and List Box properties in Web Forms
Dynamic Combo Box and Dynamic List Box Properties in Web Forms

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