Empty Item

This article describes configuration options of an empty form item.

For detailed information on creating empty items, see the Create Empty Items topic.

colSpan

Specifies the number of columns spanned by the item.

Type: Number
Default Value: undefined

cssClass

Specifies a CSS class to be applied to the form item.

Type: String
Default Value: undefined

In dxForm, you can customize the appearance of form items using CSS styles. To apply a style to an item, implement a CSS class, which may contain various properties, and assign the name of this class to the cssClass option of the item.

itemType

Specifies the type of the current item.

Type: String
Default Value: 'simple'
Accepted Values: 'simple' | 'group' | 'tabbed' | 'empty'

The structure of the form item object depends on the value of this option.

This article describes the structure of an item whose type is "empty". The following item types are also available.

  • simple
    Simple item is an editor-label pair usually bound to a formData object field used to display and modify this field.

  • group
    Group item is a section consisting of a caption and child form items. You can customize the layout options for each group separately.

  • tabbed
    Tabbed item is a tabbed panel whose tabs contain child form items. You can customize the layout options for each tab separately.

name

Specifies the form item name.

Type: String
Default Value: undefined

visible

Specifies whether or not the current form item is visible.

Type: Boolean
Default Value: true

visibleIndex

Specifies the sequence number of the item in a form, group or tab.

Type: Number
Default Value: undefined

Items whose visible index is not specified are located at the end of the sequence and are ordered alphabetically.