What is a Watcher?

Understand how to use Watchers in your Screens.

Overview

A Watcher is a Screen Builder tool that loads remote data from a data source external to the current Screen:

  1. The Watcher “watches” a specific data property. This data property may correspond with the Variable Name setting value of a Screen control.

  2. When the value of the data property changes, the Watcher calls an external data source. The following may be the Watcher's data source:

  3. The response data assigns to a configured output property. This output data property may correspond with the Variable Name setting value of a Screen control.

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