Liquid UI - WS Reference Library

5.3 Checkbox Properties

With checkbox properties, you can view and change the properties of the checkbox. For creating a checkbox, you need checkbox command.

  1. In this article, we will be explaining you the checkbox properties with a checkbox example, running on Create Material screen. The tcode is MM01. Navigate to MM01 transaction and make sure to activate Liquid UI button. The MM01 screen will appear as following:
  2. Perform right click on the WYSIWYG editor. The Create New Element window will popup. You will get a tooltip when you place the cursor on the checkbox. It will display the fields required for UI control creation and provides you with the default values of checkbox:
    • Height - 1
    • Width - 10
    • Text - Check
  3. For creating the checkbox control, follow the below steps:

    1. Right click on the screen to view the Create New Element window.
    2. Enter the Row coordinates of the screen.
    3. Enter the Column coordinates of the screen.
    4. Provide the Text to add the label name for the checkbox.
    5. Click on checkbox to create the checkbox on the screen.
  4. Position the checkbox on any desired location. You can always reposition it by just selecting the checkbox and moving it with a cursor.
    //To create a checkbox with a label name 
    checkbox([12,17],"I Agree");
  5. Double click on the checkbox to select the checkbox properties. A popup window will appear as following:
  6. As per the above figure, the checkbox is named as I Agree. Select this checkbox after entering the required fields to proceed to the next screen.

The Property window is categorized into three sections:

  1. Original SAP Information: The information provided in this section is not editable. Every Checkbox has following properties:
    • Control: Specifies the screen element.
    • Position: Specifies the onscreen coordinates of checkbox. This is a read-only field - it is not user-modifiable.
    • Width: Specifies the width of checkbox in pixels.
    • Height: Specifies the height of the checkbox in pixels.
    • Size: Specifies the coordinates of the checkbox in [Width, Height].
    • Text: Specifies the onscreen label name of the checkbox.
    • Tech Name: This field maintains the GuiXT technical name of the checkbox.
    • Field Name: This field specifies the field name of the checkbox. The field name for the checkbox is C[Text].
      Note: Original SAP Information parameters are non-editable.
  2. Enhancements: To edit the checkbox property, you can edit with Enhancements. It includes the following options:
    • Row: Specifies the onscreen row number of the checkbox.
    • Column: Specifies the onscreen column number of the checkbox.
    • Width: Specifies the width of checkbox in pixels.
    • Height: Specifies the height of the checkbox in pixels.
    • Text: Specifies the onscreen label name of the checkbox.
    • Relative To: Specifies if the element is being positioned relative to another screen element.
    • Read-only: Pre-select the Read-only option to make the checkbox as uncheck.
    • Default: Select this option to make the checkbox as pre-selected.
  3. Parameters: The Parameters tab enables you to link a variable with a specified value. It has the following fields:
    • Name of Variable: Assign the variable name to access the checkbox dynamically
    • Value: The 'Value' field will become editable after providing a variable name. You can enter the value you wish to link with your new variable.