By adding a Button control to a layout, you make it possible for application users to complete a task, such as submitting a form after completing its fields. By configuring a Button control, you give your application a consistent look and feel.
You can complete the following tasks:
- Adding a Button control to a layout
You add a Button control to a layout to enable users to take actions or complete tasks on a form in your application.
- Adding a Button control to a harness
When you add a Button control to a harness, the button is located in a cell at the bottom of the run-time form. An application user clicks the button to execute an activity.
- Specifying the caption for a Button control
Using a caption for a Button control makes it easier for application users to understand the button's purpose and to complete their tasks.
- Specifying the image source and tooltip for a Button control
Using images and tooltips to indicate a button's purpose makes it easier for application users to understand a form and to complete their tasks.
- Specifying presentation options for a Button control
Three predefined formats are available for buttons: Strong, Standard, and Simple. Using these formats consistently in your application makes the user interface more predictable and makes it easier for users to complete forms.