Select Language

   MaestroPreviously known as Transact Maestro.  |   Form Builder |   17.10 This feature was updated in 17.10.

Maestro provides the Select Language component (widget), which allows form users to select a language that they want to use on a form. You must configure a language or multiple languages for a form before a user can select them.

Note

This component inherits properties and shared styles from the Dropdown component.

Usage

  1. Open the Palette pane in the Maestro editor.
  2. Locate the Select Language component within the User Information folder.
  3. Drag the component into the View pane or the Wireframe.
  4. Configure the component's properties via the Properties pane.

Properties

The following properties are available to the Select Language component:

Populate using Form translations
Boolean
useFormLanguages

Use the translations in the Form to populate the list

Sort Options
Boolean
sortOptions

Check to automatically sort options by label

Hide on single language
Boolean
hideSingleLanguage

Hide this widget when the form only has a single language

Options
List
options

The options list for the dropdown

By default, the Options property contains the following values:

Label Value
Language name 1 Locale code 1
Language name 2 Locale code 2

Update the language details or select the Default checkbox to make a selected language a default one and click Save.

Click Add to add a new line to the list where you need to add a language name and a locale code.

Select a language and click Move Up or Move Down to re-order its position in the list of languages.

Click Edit as Text to see the language configuration as a text file. You can change the separators used in the text.

Sort Options
Boolean
sortOptions

Check to automatically sort options by label

Icon
Icon
icon

Select the dropdown icon

Add Blank Value
Boolean
addBlankValue

Check to add a blank value to the dropdown

Accessibility

Placeholder Text
Text
placeholder

Help Text

Popover Help Text
Help Text
helpText

After you've configured the component, you can preview the form to switch between the available languages to verify it works as expected.

Next, learn about the Attachment Field component.