Author Mode enables you to customize the appearance of behavior of your forms, without writing code or using an IDE, including:
Authorized users can access Author Mode using the Tools Menu on the top right toolbar as shown below:
You can group fields like this:
By specifying this (via the "book" icon in the upper left of the form area):
In this example, we want to show Base Salary only for Exempt employees. We click the gear for the Base Salary field, and specify the setting below. The settings leverage CSS syntax - use the (?) for help.
So, this field will be visible / hidden as you step between rows, or change rows.
Observe that this operates as you type. For example, if you insert a new row, Base Salary will not be visible until you specify employee type as exempt.
Observe you can combine these, such as hiding a field for a specified condition, or turning it red otherwise. You do this by defining multiple expressions:
By default, the system selects a column with a suitable name for the form title. See the default title for a Beverage, below:
You can use Author Mode to control this, as shown here for a title for first + last name:
The tab panels can be re-arranged using drag-n-drop, the labels and selection of which tabs to display is done using the dialog below. If there are more than 5 active tab panels a down arrow will be displayed on the last tab to show more items.
Under the Tools menu bar - the Share menu item will display a dialog that allows you to create and edit a URL that you can share with other team members. The link attribute names the starting table followed by the primary key (optional).