With the Boomi Flow page element, we can lay out the structure of pages our users will interact with. We can create our own components and containers within page layouts as well.
When we create a new page layout, this is the screen we see:
The left-hand menu lists default components we can use in the page layout. When we expand the menu, we can see the names of these components, along with the icons.
The components are broadly grouped into four categories: Content, Input, Data, and Charts.
Content — The content section lists the components we can use to show our users… you guessed it right… content. There are five such components available. 1. Hidden, 2. Presentation, 3. List, 4. Outcomes, and 5. Image.
Input — We have readymade components available with Flow that let us get inputs from our users. There are seven components that let us do this. 1. Input, 2. Radio, 3. Checkbox, 4. Toggle, 5. Text, 6. Rich Text, and 7. Combo box.
Data — The Flow data components let us play around with data. We can display the data as tables or tiles. We can also let users upload or download files. There are four data components. 1. File upload, 2. Table, 3. Files, and 4. Tiles.
There are four icons on the right-hand side. This is what they do: