Form UI

The partial UI element renders a partial, the path value can refer to a partial view file otherwise the field name is used as the partial name.

    type: partial
    path: content_field

The following field properties are supported.

Property Description
path path to a partial view file or view template code, defaults to the field name.

You may specify a fully qualified path to access partials outside the controller scope.

    type: partial
    path: $/acme/blog/models/comments/_content_field.htm

Inside the partial these variables are available.

  • $value is the current field value, if found.
  • $model is the model used for the field
  • $field is the configured class object Backend\Classes\FormField

Here is an some example contents of the _content_field.htm file.

<?php if ($model->is_active): ?>
    <p><?= $field->label ?> is active</p>
<?php endif ?>

# Using View Templates

You may pass a view template code as the path to access view service templates inside the plugin. The following code would be found at the path plugins/acme/blog/views/formfields/content.php.

    type: partial

The path must contain the :: characters to activate the view service.

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