File Download Control Settings

Add a control from which the Request participant can download files to a local computer.

Control Description

The File Download control adds an area in the Screen from which the Request participant can download a file to a local computer that was attached to the Request via a File Upload control in a different Screen in that Request.

This control is only available for the following Screen types:

  • Display type

  • Form type

See Screen Types.

Permissions

Your user account or group membership must have the following permissions to design a Screen unless your user account has the Make this user a Super Admin setting selected:

  • Screens: Edit Screens

  • Screens: View Screens

See the Screens permissions or ask your Administrator for assistance.

Add the Control to a Screen

Follow these steps to add this control to the Screen:

  1. View the Screen page to which to add the control.

  2. Drag the File Download icon into the Screen Builder canvas. Existing controls on the Screen Builder canvas adjust positioning based on where you drag the control.

  3. Place into the Screen Builder canvas where you want the control to display on the Screen.

  4. Configure the File Download control. See Settings.

Below is a File Download control in Preview mode. The File Download control displays No files available for download until this control references a downloadable file in the Process or during a Process's Request.

Settings

The File Download control has the following panels that contain settings:

Variable Panel Settings

Click the control while in Design mode, and then click the Variable panel that is on the right-side of the Screen Builder canvas.

Below are settings for the File Download control in the Variable panel:

Name

Label

Advanced Panel Settings

Click the control while in Design mode, and then click the Advanced panel that is on the right-side of the Screen Builder canvas.

Below are settings for the File Download control in the Advanced panel:

Visibility Rule

Note the following regarding how to use visibility rules:

Device Visibility

Select on which device types this control displays:

  • Desktop: The control displays only on desktop devices. Enable the Show for Desktop toggle key.

  • Mobile: The control displays only on mobile devices. Enable the Show for Mobile toggle key.

CSS Selector Name

See the following best practices regarding custom CSS in Screens:

Aria Label

Enter the string that provides a text alternative to this control for the following purposes:

  • Assistive technology, such as screen readers, read the Aria Label setting value.

  • This control has a visual indication of its purpose, such as a button that uses a graphic instead of text, but still needs to clarify that purpose for anyone who cannot access the visual indication.

Tab Order

Tab order determines the sequential navigation order to navigate a Screen's controls using a keyboard interface. Assistive technology users often use a keyboard for navigation.

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