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Action Text

Use text to trigger actions in your app

Data

On the right side of the Layout Editor in General > Data > Text, use the menu to select the value that will be displayed for the user. This can be custom text or the data from a selected column.

Selecting a value that will be displayed for the user
Selecting a value that will be displayed for the user

Glide presents different configuration options tailored to each action. For detailed information about all of the actions available in Glide, check out Actions.

Design

Title

Glide automatically uses the column title from the data you select for the Action Text component. You can change the displayed title for the component in the Title property, located on the right side of the Layout Editor.

You can also type a custom title or choose to leave it empty.

Adding a title
Adding a title

Icon

You can display an icon with your Action Text component. The default setting for an icon is None. You can select an icon, and Glide will add it to the design of your Action Text component.

Adding an icon
Adding an icon

Options

You can limit the amount of text that is displayed for your Action Text component by selecting this option in General > Options.

Users can tap more to view the full content.

Limiting the amount of text that is displayed
Limiting the amount of text that is displayed

Actions

This is the behavior that will be triggered when users tap on the text. You can choose from any of the actions available in Glide, or you can create a new action.

  1. In General > Action, select the menu arrows.
  2. In Configure Action, select the dropdown menu to view action options.
  3. Select the action to be triggered when users tap your Action Text component.
  4. If prompted, apply any additional settings in Configure Action.
Configuring Show Detail Screen action
Configuring Show Detail Screen action
Updated 2 days ago
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