Adding a New Form
Forms are managed within a Forms folder.
To create a form, hover over the Forms folder in the service panel and click icon Add Form.
Alternatively, you can open the context menu of a Forms folder and select the option Add Form.
Enter a name for the form in the pop-up window Create New Form. Click Save.
Restrictions on Element Names
A BPMN model name must be unique within one service.
In addition, the following name restrictions apply to all service panel elements:
When you create a new form, it opens automatically in a new tab and you can directly start designing.
Go to page Working with the Form Editor for detailed information.
The new form is also displayed in the service panel and you can use icon to open it.
Once the form has been created, use the context menu to manage the form. Available options are:
Go to page Single Form for detailed descriptions of the options.
The Form Editor
When you create a new form, it is automatically opened in the Form Editor:
Use the various functionalities of the Form Editor to design your form:
|Form Editor||The form editor is where you design your form. |
Go to page Working with the Form Editor for detailed information about the features of the form editor.
The elements toolbar contains all form elements that you can create in the form editor.
The form toolbar assists you in creating your form.
In the form editor, the following panels assist you in creating forms:
Attributes of a Form
|When you click on the diagram pane in the Form Editor, the attributes of the current form are displayed in the Attributes panel and can also be edited there.|
Forms have the following attributes:
|Attribute||Description||Possible Values / Example|
Click here to change the Name of the form.
Form names must follow certain naming rules. They
|Number of Columns|
Adapt the number of columns the form is divided into. Forms can be divided into one to six columns.
one of 1 - 6
|Include in Library Export||Check this checkbox to mark the form as to be part of a library export. Read more about defining and using libraries on Developing and Using Libraries.||true||The form is part of the library.|
|false||The form is not part of the library.|
|CSS Class||Enter a CSS class to style your form with. Read more about this option on Styling Forms With CSS.||acme-table|