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Adding and configuring a Timeline control

You add and configure a Timeline control when your application users need the ability to view and interact with events along a horizontal timeline.

  1. Adding a Timeline control.

  2. Selecting the data source for a Timeline control.

  3. Specifying the date range for a Timeline control.

  4. Specifying presentation options for a Timeline control.

  5. Specify actions for a control.

  • Adding a Timeline control

    You add a Timeline control to a layout so that application users can view and interact with events along a horizontal timeline.

  • Selecting the data source for a Timeline control

    To identify the events to display on the timeline, you specify the data source — property or data page — for the events. At run time, the list is automatically refreshed with new items whenever the property or data page value changes.

  • Specifying the date range for a Timeline control

    To identify the date range of the events to display in a Timeline control, complete the following steps.

  • Specifying presentation options for a Timeline control

    After you specify the data source and event dates, configure how the Timeline control is visually displayed. You can specify the height of the control and a stylesheet for the control.

  • Timeline controls

    In constructing a user form, you can add a Timeline control so that application users can view events along a horizontal timeline. The timeline can have a start date and an optional end date that restrict the events that are displayed.

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