Skin form — Components tab — Repeat-row/columns

The styles you define here apply to the text and background color of rows in a Row Repeat or Column Repeat layout.

Note: The Row Repeat layout is deprecated. As a best practice, convert existing Row Repeat layouts to Grid layouts. See Adding a Grid layout.

A preview of the currently selected format displays to the right. You can also preview formats by selecting Actions > Launch in the toolbar and then choosing one of the following preview options: Run Process, Open Portal, Harness Preview, UI Gallery Preview, Skin Preview. In the Skin Preview, click the Grids tab.

Specify the Text and Background color for Odd and Even rows. The text font is determined by the Font specified in the Page component ( Components > Page ).


Specify the color of the text in the row.

Use mixin Select to use a mixin to define the color of the text. Mixin displays the name and a preview of the currently selected mixin. Click the menu icon to select a different mixin from the list. Only the color defined in the selected mixin is applied to the text.
Specify styles Select to define a custom style for the selected format and specify a Color . Enter a hexadecimal value (such as #3d3d3d) or click the box next to the field to Choose a Color.


Specify the background color of the row.

Use mixin
  • Additional styles — Add additional styles, specific to styling the text for this element, by specifying a CSS attribute and value. You must specify a CSS attribute that is related to text styles. Click Add additional styles to define another CSS attribute-value pair.
Specify styles Select this check box to define a custom background:

Select the background Type:

  • image — Specify the following:
    • Background color — To use the background color specified in a mixin, choose obtained from mixin and then click the gear icon to select the mixin. Alternatively, you can select custom color and enter the CSS hexadecimal value or click the box next to the field to choose a color.
    • Location — Enter the location of the file, including the relative path. For example, images/AlphaCorpLogo.png .

      To search for an image, click the Gear icon to open the Image Catalog tool. Enter any portion of a file name (relative path, file name, or extension) in the Search box, and click Find . If you cannot find the image, make sure it is in the webwb directory.

    • Tile — Specify tile settings for the image. Select None if you want to use a single image; Horizontal if you want a row of images in the background; Vertical , if you want a column of images in the background, or Both , if you want rows and columns containing the image in the background.
    • Position — Specify the placement of the starting tiled image, for example, top left.
  • Additional styles — Add additional styles, specific to styling the background for this element, by specifying a CSS Attribute and Value. Specify only CSS related to background styles. Click Add additional styles to define another CSS attribute-value pair. Click the Delete icon to remove an additional style.

Creating a new Repeat-row/column format

You can create custom Row Repeat or Column Repeat formats.

To create a style format:
  1. Click Add a format .
  2. In the Create a new format dialog box, enter the Format name by using only alphanumeric characters (a-z and 0-9) and spaces. The name cannot begin with a number. The format name that you enter is converted into the name CSS class or classes.
  3. Optional: Provide a Usage annotation.
  4. Click OK. The new format is populated with default values.
To create a style format by copying an existing format, click Actions and then select Save as from the list.

Applying a custom Repeat-row/column format

  1. When you add row/column repeat layout, click the View properties icon to open the Properties panel. See Adding a Row Repeat layout and Adding a Column Repeat layout.
  2. On the General tab, select Other as the Style .
  3. In the field that displays, press the down arrow and select the format that you want to apply.

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