Interface OpenElementMetaFormOperation


public interface OpenElementMetaFormOperation
Operation providing means to open an element's meta data form.
Since:
5.0.102
  • Field Summary

    Fields
    Modifier and Type
    Field
    Description
    Operation providing means to open an element's meta data form.
  • Method Summary

    Modifier and Type
    Method
    Description
    Perform the operation on the given element.
    void
    Set a form field's name to focus on.
    void
    Set a form data container providing overriding values for form fields.
    void
    setOpenEditable(boolean editable)
    Requests the displayed form to be opened for editing.
  • Field Details

  • Method Details

    • setField

      void setField(String name)
      Set a form field's name to focus on. If the meta form does not have a field with the name given or the respective field cannot be focused, this setting will be ignored.
      Parameters:
      name - The name of the form field.
      Since:
      5.0.102
    • setFormData

      void setFormData(FormData formData)
      Set a form data container providing overriding values for form fields. If a field of the meta form is not provided or is not set, the original meta value of that field will be used. If meta information are inherited, providing form data will have no effect.
      Parameters:
      formData - A form data container.
      Since:
      5.0.102
    • setOpenEditable

      void setOpenEditable(boolean editable)
      Requests the displayed form to be opened for editing. If this fails for any reason, this setting will silently be ignored and the form will be displayed read only.
      Parameters:
      editable - true, to request opening the form editable.
      Since:
      5.0.102
    • perform

      Perform the operation on the given element.
      Parameters:
      element - The element to open the meta form for.
      Returns:
      A form data providing access to the fields of the opened form. If a modifying access is not possible, a read onlyform data will be provided.
      Throws:
      OperationSetupException - If the operation cannot be performed with the given setup.
      Since:
      5.0.102