form builder elements
What is the 3rd Party element?
The 3rd Party element creates a link to other software installed on the device from within iForm. This functionality exists on both iOS and Android but is configured differently for each operating system.
PLEASE NOTE: The iOS URL Scheme is defined by the app developer. To obtain the Android Intent Package Name, search Google.
How do I add a 3rd Party element to my form?
To add a 3rd Party element to your form, please follow the instructions below.
PLEASE NOTE: In this example, we'll be calling Google Maps via the iOS URL Scheme.
STEP 1. With your form loaded in the Form Builder, click the 3rd Party button from the left-hand menu.
STEP 2. On the right-hand side, you'll see the element properties. Enter the name of your element.
PLEASE NOTE: If you check the Based on Label option, it will create a data column based on the Label on the element.
STEP 3. Under the Element Properties tab, put the following in the iOS URL Scheme:
To launch Google Maps from your Android device put the following in the Android Intent Package Name:
STEP 4. Test out the functionality on your device. When selecting the 3rd Party element on your device, Google Maps will be launched.