MaestroThe UI design product. | Form Builder | All versions This feature is related to all versions.
Maestro allows you to define properties and business rules for custom native components using the Component Options menu. You usually do this for shared components, which are used in templates and forms, so these additional options can be invoked with a right click. This is handy for Form Builders as it speeds up form development process, which is essential while working on complex forms.
You can't change the Component Options of core components.
The Component Options menu is only available when you open a component from the Components folder in the Maestro editor.
You can then add the following options to a selected component:
When you've configured properties, rule helpers or rule templates in a component, you can start using them in a form. Let's look in an example illustrating how you can use a rule helpers and a rule template in a form.
You need to create both a rule helper and a rule template and configure them correctly, so you are able to see them in the Create Rule Dialog while working on a form.
To configured a component with a rule template and a rule helper component options:
In this example, Big Text Field is the name of the component and Big Text Rule Template is the name of a rule template.
Form.fireRule("bigTextRuleTemplate", item, data)
Next, learn how to add properties.