Navigation Indicator Button

Navigation Indicator Button

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Navigation Indicator Button

Consistent navigation is an essential component of the overall user experience. The button is used to navigate within an app based on the relationships between screens.


Its an in built Configure.IT control that lets you navigate to previous/next screen. This easy to use control refrains you from starting from the scratch.

    Keywords:
  • navigation drawer
  • navigator
  • navigation indication
  • indicator
  • direction

Properties

  • Display
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Enabled

    A Boolean property that indicates whether the gesture recognizer is enabled.

    Highlighted

    A Boolean value that changes picker button’s state to "highlighted".

    Selected

    A Boolean value that changes picker button’s state to "selected".

    Button State

    Set the state of Button to either of the following; normal, highlighted, selected or disabled.

    Highlighted Title
    Sets the title to use for the Highlighted state.
    Normal Title

    Sets the title to be used as the default state.

    Disabled Title
    Sets the title to use for the disabled state.
    Selected Title
    Sets the title to use for the Selected state.
    Highlighted Title Color
    Sets the color for the title to use for the Highlighted state.
    Normal Title Color

    Sets the color for the title to be used for the Normal state.

    Selected Title Color
    Sets the color for the title to use for the Selected state.
    Disabled Title Color
    Sets the color for the title to use for the disabled state.
    Normal Title Shadow Color

    Sets the shadow color for the title to use for the Highlighted state.

    Highlighted Title Shadow Color
    Sets the shadow color for the title to use for the Normal state.
    Selected Title Shadow Color
    Sets the shadow color for the title to use for the Selected state.
    Disabled Title Shadow Color
    Sets the shadow color for the title to use for the disabled state.
    Highlighted Image
    Set the image to the Object in Highlighted State
    Normal Image

    Sets the Image to use for the Normal state.

    Selected Image
    Sets the Image to use for the Selected state.
    Disabled Image
    Sets the Image to use for the disabled state.
    Normal Background Image

    Sets the Background Image to use for the Normal state.

    Selected Background Image
    Sets the Background Image to use for the Selected state.
    Highlighted Background Image
    Sets the Background Image to use for the Highlighted state.
    Disabled Background Image
    Sets the Background Image to use for the disabled state.
    Content Horizontal Alignment

    Sets the horizontal alignment for content (text or image or both) of button.

    Content Vertical Alignment

    Sets the vertical alignment for content (text or image or both) of button.

    User Interaction Enabled

    Enables the Interaction with user, i.e. control responds when user taps on it.

    Alpha

    Used to set the transparency to the object which ranges from 0 to 1.

    Background Color

    Used to set the background color to the Navigation Indicator Button.

    Tint Color

    Sets tint color for Navigation Indicator Button.

    Drawable Type

    Adjusts the position of Image in sync with the Text.

    Drawable Padding

    Padding is defined as space between the edges of the view and the view's content. Drawable Padding is the padding between the drawables and the text. Sets the padding, in pixels, of all four edges.

  • Custom Border
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Border Width

    Sets border width for a Navigation Indicator Button.

    Border Corner Radius

    Sets radius with which control's rounded corners should be drawn. Setting this property will enable control appear with rounded corners.

    Border Color

    Sets the border color for a control. Works only if "Border Width" property is set to a value more than 0. Default would be black color.

    Dash Width For Dashed Border

    Sets width of each dash in dashed border pattern for a Navigation Indicator Button.

    Transform Angle

    Sets angle in degrees to which the Navigation Indicator Button which is in its normal state, has to be rotated. Possible values for this property are -360 to 360.

    Space Between Dashes For Dashed Border

    Helps set the spacing between Dashes for Dashed Border.

  • CIT Custom Properties
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Is Toggle Button

    This property sets button behaviour as checkbox. To work as check box you need to set image for normal and selected states.

    Place Holder Image

    Sets dummy image to display while image data is being received from web server.

    Local Image Folder Name

    This property is for setting image path if image is already downloaded. e.g /Documents/ProfileImages/

    Transform Angle For Selected State

    This property is for setting angle in degrees to which control in its selected state has to be rotated. Possible values for this property are -360 to 360.

  • Object
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Xpos

    Sets the X position of the Navigation Indicator Button.

    YPos

    Sets the Y position of the Navigation Indicator Button.

    Width

    Sets the width of the Navigation Indicator Button.

    Height

    Sets the height of the Navigation Indicator Button.

    Object ID

    Sets unique identifier for the control. Control can be referenced with name set in this property for configuration.

    Object Parent ID

    Set "Object ID" of Navigation Indicator Button which contains this control or can serve as parent.

    Key Name To Data

    Sets the web service key from data received from web server, which corresponds to the value to be displayed on the control.

    Button Type

    Creates and returns a new desired button of the specified type.

    Navigation Button Forward

    This property specifies, on tapping; whether the next page has to be displayed or previous page has to be displayed. For backward navigation, this property shall be disabled.

  • Advanced
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Title Shadow Offset X

    The horizontal offset of the shadow used to display the button’s title. Positive value always extend to the right from the user's perspective.

    Title Shadow Offset Y

    The vertical offset of the shadow used to display the button’s title. Positive value always extend up from the user's perspective.

    Reverses Title Shadow When Highlighted

    If checked the checkbox, the picker button title shadow changes from engrave to emboss appearance when highlighted.

    Shows Touch When Highlighted

    A Boolean value that determines whether tapping the Navigation Indicator Button causes it to glow.

    Adjusts Image When Highlighted

    A Boolean value that determines whether the image changes when the Navigation Indicator Button button is highlighted.

    Adjusts Image When Disabled

    A Boolean value that determines whether the image changes when the Navigation Indicator Button is disabled.

    Edge

    Sets the edge inset properties for the content within the button separately. i.e, there are three possible contents of button - Title, Image or Content (both image and title included). Whereas there are 4 edge properties of button which can be set separately for each content type.

    Top Content Edge Insets
    The inset or outset margins for the rectangle surrounding top of the object's content.
    Top Title Edge Insets

    Sets the inset or outset top margin for the button title. A positive value shrinks, or insets, top edge-moving it closer to the center of the button. A negative value expands, or outsets, top edge-moving it away from center of the button.

    Top Image Edge Insets
    The inset or outset margins for the rectangle surrounding top of the object's image.
    Bottom Content Edge Insets
    The inset or outset margins for the rectangle surrounding bottom of the object's content.
    Bottom Title Edge Insets

    Sets the inset or outset bottom margin for the button title. A positive value shrinks, or insets, bottom edge-moving it closer to the center of the button. A negative value expands, or outsets, bottom edge-moving it away from center of the button.

    Bottom Image Edge Insets
    The inset or outset margins for the rectangle surrounding bottom of the object's image.
    Left Content Edge Insets
    The inset or outset margins for the rectangle surrounding left of the object's content.
    Left Title Edge Insets

    Sets the inset or outset left margin for the button title. A positive value shrinks, or insets, left edge-moving it closer to the center of the button. A negative value expands, or outsets, left edge-moving it away from center of the button.

    Left Image Edge Insets
    The inset or outset margins for the rectangle surrounding left of the object's image.
    Right Content Edge Insets
    The inset or outset margins for the rectangle surrounding right of the object's content.
    Right Title Edge Insets

    Sets the inset or outset right margin for the button title. A positive value shrinks, or insets, right edge-moving it closer to the center of the button. A negative value expands, or outsets, right edge-moving it away from center of the button.

    Right Image Edge Insets
    The inset or outset margins for the rectangle surrounding right of the object's image.
  • Vertical
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Vertical Group

    Group of vertical android default properties.

    Reference Type

    These are the android default properties to set selected view with respect of other view.

    Reference Value

    Reference object that is used for positioning selected object

    Offset Type

    marginTop : Specifies extra space on the top side of this view. This space is outside this view's bounds.
    marginBottom : Specifies extra space on the bottom side of this view. This space is outside this view's bounds.

    Offset Value

    Value defines the extra space value in pixel.

    Center Vertical

    This property centers the child vertically with respect to the bounds of its parent view.

    Apply Vertical Custom Properties

    If any of the vertical layout setting parameter(s) are selected then this value is selected to indicate user applied vertical custom layout setting parameter(s)

  • Horizontal
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Horizontal Group

    Group of horizontal android default properties.

    Reference Type

    Reference type is the the default property to set selected view with respect to other view.

    Reference Value

    Reference object that is used for positioning selected object.

    Offset Type

    marginLeft : Specifies extra space on the left side of this view. This space is outside this view's bounds.
    marginRight : Specifies extra space on the right side of this view. This space is outside this view's bounds.

    Offset Value

    Offset Value defines the extra space value in the pixel.

    Center Horizontal

    This property centers the child horizontally with respect to the bounds of its parent view.

    Apply Horizontal Custom Properties

    If any of the horizontal layout setting parameter(s) are selected then this value is selected to indicate user applied horizontal custom layout setting parameter(s).

  • Display/Text
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Custom Font Name

    Sets custom font name (special font, not available in default fonts) for title to be displayed in Navigation Indicator Button.

    Font Family

    Select and set the Font type as desired, from the list of available options.

    Font Size

    Sets the desired size of the Font.

    Line Break Mode

    The technique to use for wrapping and truncating the Navigation Indicator Button’s title.

  • Display/AdvanceText
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Hide

    Hiding an element can be done by checking ‘Hide’. This property lets you hide the control.


    Advance - Sets auto resizing with respect to superview, for Navigation Indicator Button.

  • Layout Setting
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION
    Horizontal

    Group of horizontal android default properties.

    Vertical

    Group of vertical android default properties.

    Layout Width

    Sets the width of the view
    match_parent/fill_parent : Takes the width as its parent view
    wrap_content : Takes the width as its content’s width

    Layout Height

    Sets the height of the view
    match_parent/fill_parent : Takes the height as its parent view
    wrap_content : Takes the height as its content’s height

    Left

    The padding is expressed in pixels for the left, top, right and bottom parts of the view. Padding can be used to offset the content of the view by a specific amount of pixels.


    For instance, a Left value of 2 will push the view's content by 2 pixels to the right of the left edge.

    Right

    For instance, a Right value of 2 will push the view's content by 2 pixels to the left of the right edge.

    Top

    For instance, a Top value of 2 will push the view's content by 2 pixels to the bottom of the top edge.

    Bottom

    For instance, a Bottom value of 2 will push the view's content by 2 pixels to the top of the bottom edge.

    Apply Custom Properties

    If any of the layout setting parameter(s) are selected then this value is selected to indicate user applied custom layout setting parameter(s).

    Center In Parent

    This property centers the child vertically with respect to the bounds of its parent view.

    Default Min Height

    The height of the view cannot be less than the given value.
    If user select “Default Min Height” then android default value is taken otherwise it takes 0dp.

    Default Min Width

    The width of the view cannot be less than the given value.
    If user select “Default Min Width” then android default value is taken otherwise it takes 0dp.

  • Hidden
    PARAMETER
    DESCRIPTION

Actions

  • Click

    This event is triggered when user taps on the control and Action is configured on a ‘Click’.

Remarks

  • Object Parent Id

    For navigation indicator buttons pair to work, setting “Object Parent Id” is mandatory. You need set a control with multiple records(e.g, Grid View, Animated Photo Gallery Detail etc) as “Object Parent Id” for Navigation Indicator Button, for navigating next and previous records.

  • Forward Button

    Navigation indicator buttons should be added as pair always(one for next and one for previous action). And “Navigation Button Forward” property should be enabled for one of the two navigation indicator button. So that one can be used to navigate to next records of the control and other for navigating through previous records.