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September 03, 2021

September 3, 2021

Input improvements

We've added 5 new and improved options for input components in the Inspector (right-hand panel), including:

  • Read only: read only inputs are focusable and selectable but cannot be modified. They look the same as normal inputs.
  • Label width: set the width of the label as a percentage of the component width (%), pixels (px), or grid columns (col).
  • Decimal places: set the maximum number of digits after the decimal, and optionally pad trailing zeros.
  • Allow null value: Number Input components can now have an empty state of null instead of 0.
  • Show clear button:  Number Input components can now optionally show a clear button.

If you want further configuration options for any of our components, drop us a note at support@retool.com!

Fixes and improvements

  • Added a keyboard shortcut–⌘ + D (CTRL + D)–to duplicate a component on the canvas
  • Added a keyboard shortcut–?–to show a list of all of the other built-in editor shortcuts (like ⌘ + D!)
  • Added a "Hide submit button" option to the JSON Schema Form component
  • Fixed vertical alignment of multiline labels on the Checkbox and Switch components
  • Added a "Row Select Change" event handler for the Table component
  • Adjusted default hover and active colors for Button
  • Fixed automatic text color for components inside of the Header frame
  • Updated read only input components to hide the optional clear button
  • Simplified the empty state for Container components
  • Fixed a delay with updates to dynamic height components
  • Removed an incorrect error message when selecting components in the same container
  • Fixed migrations to respect DATABASE_URL (on-prem only)

Check out this guide to see the on-prem versions and their release notes. These fixes and improvements will be rolling out to on-prem customers in the next few weeks.

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