Liquid UI - WS Reference Library

box()


Purpose

With box(), you can draw a rectangular box around a single element or group of elements such  as radiobutton, checkbox, etc. on a screen. You can also group elements from multiple screens onto a single screen and create a box around the elements, to aggregate similar functions.

The box() command helps you to organize screen elements and the screen layout.


Syntax

box([startrow,startcol],[endrow,endcol],"Label name");

Note: You can also create the box without label name.

box([startrow,startcol],[endrow,endcol]);


Properties

  • startrow, startcol, endrow, endcol - row and column co-ordinates.
  • Label name - name of the box without icon.


Options

The box command doesn't take any options.


Example

The create box example demonstrates the usage of box command, as shown below:


Script

box([1,1],[5,50],"Launch Pad");

Script Details


Tips and Tricks

  • Create Multiple Layouts on the Same Screen

    The same SAP screen can be used to display multiple layouts or different launch pads by passing different parameters.

    box([2,9],[13,56],"Sales & Distribution");

    Learn how to Create Multiple Layouts on the Same Screen using box() and pushbutton().

  • Edit text dynamically using Box Command

    The text inside the box can be appended dynamically by reading the value from screen element.

    box([1,100],[4,150],"Details for Sold to:&F[Sold-to party]");

    As per the code, the value from "Sold-to party" field will get appended to the text in the box.