Settings Menu

   MaestroPreviously known as Transact Maestro.  |   Form Builder |   18.05 This feature was updated in 18.05.

The Maestro editor allows you to access and perform various actions on a form quickly using the Settings Menu functionality,

To open Settings Menu:

  1. Open a form in the Maestro editor and click Settings Menu .
  2. Select Show Grid to show a grid of horizontal and vertical dashed lines over a form to help you align components to a form layout. Select Hide Grid to hide the supplemental lines.
  3. Select Show IDs in Tree to show components' IDs in the Palette pane. Select Show Labels in Tree to show components' labels.
  4. Select Show Labels in Model Tree to show components' labels in the Model pane. Select Show IDs in Tree to show components' labels.
  5. Select Change Template to change a template that a form uses.
  6. Select Show Receipt Styles to show a form in the Maestro editor as it will be shown on a rendered receipt, for example, a PDF document. Select Hide Receipt Styles to show a form as it is normally displayed in the Maestro editor.
  7. Select Check for Duplicate Bindings to check a form duplicate bindings.
  8. Select Check for Undefined Less Variables to run a check for all undefined Less variables so you can resolve them.
  9. Select Configure Preview Data to pre-populate form data for the Preview mode. Click Generate Default XML or Generate from File to create form data. Select the Apply To Design checkbox to apply this data to form design and click Save.
  10. Maestro editor configure preview mode window.

  11. Select Open Data Mapper to map form fields to submission data using the Data Mapper functionality.
  12. Select Show Resource Summary to see what resources are included in this form and how much space each resource takes.
  13. Select Check Component Dependencies and click Check to run a check for any nested components that have been changed and re-published without also re-publishing the components that contain them. When this happens, it can lead to issues with re-factoring the content in forms that use the other components.
  14. Maestro editor check component dependencies window

Next, learn how to check Design History.