A component that allows data entry by selecting from a predefined list
A dropdown is a user interface element that allows users to select a value from a predefined list of options.
Dropdowns have the following key features:
Value: The value of a dropdown must be enclosed in curly braces and represents the selected option.
Options Input: Specify the available options for the dropdown. Each option must be an object within an array.
Option Label: The option label is what will be displayed for each option in the dropdown.
Option Value: The option value is the underlying value associated with each option.
Label: The label is the text displayed above the dropdown, providing context for the user.
Hint: A hint can be displayed below the dropdown to offer additional guidance or information.
Placeholder: Optionally, specify a placeholder text to describe the expected value of the dropdown.
Disabled: When enabled, the "Disabled" option makes the dropdown unchangeable, preventing user interaction.
Styles: Customize the initial styles of the dropdown to match your application's design.
To use dropdowns in your application, follow these steps:
Value: Utilize the "Value" property to set or retrieve the selected option value enclosed in curly braces.
Options Input: Define the available options by providing an array of objects with label and value properties.
Label: Add a descriptive label above the dropdown to provide context for the user.
Hint: Include a hint below the dropdown to offer additional guidance or instructions to users.
Placeholder: Optionally, specify a placeholder text to describe the expected option.
Disabled State: Use the "Disabled" option to make the dropdown unchangeable when necessary.
Dropdowns are commonly used in various scenarios, including:
Selection: Allow users to select options from a list, such as choosing a country, city, or category.
Filtering: Use dropdowns as filters to narrow down search results or apply specific criteria.
Form Inputs: Include dropdowns in forms to collect data or preferences from users.
Configuration: Utilize dropdowns in configuration panels to set application settings or preferences.
Dropdowns enhance user interactions by simplifying option selection and improving the usability of your application.