The record layout designer allows you to create a HTML template with placeholders for dataset fields. This way you can create you own custom layouts for your records.
Custom layouts apply only to record display pages these include the Data (List) Page, and the More Page (record view). Other form pages do not use custom layouts.
The layout designer is simply dbQwikSite's HTML editor with one additional button available in the QwikSite tab which allows you to link to fields in your dataset, so you can place them in your design.
Record layout template are reusable. You may design a layout with your existing recordset, but also use this same template with another project or page group. When you apply a template to a data page, you go through a process of mapping template field placeholders to
To access the Layout Designer:
Creating Record Layouts
You create record layouts using dbQwikSite's HTML Editor. There is a special tools tab "Link to QwikSite" which allows you to access the fields of your page dataset and place them as placeholders in your layout design.
To insert a field placeholder into your design, place the cursor where you want to insert the field and click the Insert data field button (shown below). You will presented with a dialog allowing you to pick a field from your data set to place into your record layout. dbQwikSite will insert a special tag as the placeholder for your field.
There are two types of placeholders available:
Key Points to Remember