Highlighter iBloc

The Highlighter iBloc that is a custom action that highlights words on a page that match the value of a text input widget.

Current Version: 1.2
Supported iRise Studio Versions: 8.7 – 8.12
Supported Browsers: IE 8.0+, Firefox 3.5+, Safari 4.0+, Chrome 8.0+, iOS Safari, Android (default browser)
Works in iRise iPhone and iPad apps: Yes

What does it do?

  • Highlights words in text widgets on any event, based on the current value of a text input widget.
  • Matching text can be highlighted with any background color, bold text, and/or italics, and can be selected based on partial or exact matching.

How can I use it?

  1. Drag the Highlight Action iBloc onto the canvas.
  2. Connect any page widget to this action using any event to activate the highlight effect.
  3. Choose a text widget in the properties panel within which matching strings will be highlighted, or a container such as a section, form or table that contains a set of text widgets.
  4. Choose a text input field in the properties panel that contains the string to be highlighted.

Tips & Tricks

  • Connect the widget to an onLoad event action to show highlighted words on load, such as in a search results page.
  • Text widgets to be highlighted can be dynamically populated from a datasheet or clipboard for realistic search functionality.
  • You can use hidden text inputs if you do not want the highlight string displayed on the page in an input field.

Feel free to download any of the free iBlocs here, and please tell us what you think.

1 reply
  1. Autodesk AutoCAD 2011 x32 MultiLanguage Sale says:

    Valuable information and excellent design! I would like to thank you for sharing your thoughts and time!!!


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