Selecting a UI element and property
Use the Basics area of the Control tab on the Control form to specify the control or category of property type used with the control.
list, select a user interface element.
For Editable/Read Only and Action control modes, select the type of control that is displayed on the layout.
For Read-Only mode, select the type of presentation of the property value. Your selection filters the Format, Options, and Behaviors areas on this tab.
- Select a single-value property or text string that contains the value that you want to associate with the control. This option does not appear in Action control mode.
When a property is computed through a Declare Expression rule, the system presents the value as read only in the control's read-only format.
- Custom controls
- Controls form Completing the Controls tab
Pega Platform includes a set of standard auto-generated controls. As a best practice, use these controls to save development time and ensure consistency. By default, this tab is displayed when you open an auto-generated control or open a New rule.
Use control rules to determine the appearance of a single property, such as a button or drop-down field, on a form.