If you want to see an example of a Play Framework 2.6 data entry form that that sets help text (tips or tooltips) on text input fields (Play inputText fields), here’s an example of the required syntax:
This link contains the closest thing I can find to Scaladoc for Play Framework helpers like checkbox, form, input, inputDate, inputFile, inputPassword, select, textarea, and more.
If you’d like an example of how to create a data entry form using the Play Framework v2.6, here’s a complete example.
This is a good resource for JavaFX dialogs and alerts.
Sencha Touch seems to have some problems with its
textareafield, especially with sizing and resizing the height in a form. The best solutions I’ve found so far are:
To specify the rows and columns in a Play Framework 2.1.x form field, use a syntax like this:
@textarea( urlForm("notes"), '_label -> "Notes", 'placeholder -> "Any notes you want to add", 'rows -> 5, 'cols -> 60 )
The textarea documentation shows that you can also specify the textarea size like this:
jQuery FAQ: How do you create a textarea using jQuery? Also, how do I insert content (text or HTML) into a textarea with jQuery?
I don't know if this will make any sense without showing my HTML, but I just used the following jQuery code to (a) get contents from a specific div tag, (b) add a textarea just before that div, (c) put the HTML contents into the new textarea, then (d) remove the original div. So, in essence, I created a new textarea with jQuery and inserted HTML into that textarea, but I got the HTML from my original div.
Drupal form fields FAQ: What is the syntax to make a Drupal form field (textfield, textarea, password field) required?
To make a Drupal form field required, just use the Drupal form #required attribute, as shown in this required textfield example:
$form['first_name'] = array( '#title' => t('First Name'), '#type' => 'textfield', '#required' => TRUE, );
As you can see, to set a Drupal form field to be required, you just need to add the #required form attribute, and set it to TRUE.
Drupal textarea FAQ: How do I create an HTML textarea in a Drupal form (Drupal 6 or Drupal 7)?
Assuming that you're comfortable with creating a Drupal form, you can create a Drupal form textarea as easily as this:
# an html textarea for our drupal form $form['life_story'] = array( '#title' => t('Your Life Story'), '#type' => 'textarea', );
That code creates an HTML textarea with the label "Your Life Story". The textarea is specified with this option in your form declaration:
Java image FAQ: How can I place an image in the background of a Java text component, such as creating a background image for a
JEditorPane? (i.e., How do I create a Java background or watermark image.)