Generate the applicable data control for data element based on it’s content value from the CDD (ie: saved to the data base and not value on the web page) , dictionary settings and developer’s UX parameters.

Service Parameters (json array)

  • serviceName (string) = “ccbUX”
  • function (string) = “ccb_uxWebControl_v0.1”

Data Element Parameter (json array)

  • The CDD name of the Data Element

Data Value Parameter (json array)

  • If the allow_update parameter is set to True, provide  value from the Pages’s POST values.

Key Parameters (json array)

Content Scope

Scope Required Parameters
No content
  • null
  • clientID (string)
Specific Event
  • clientID (string)
  • FollowupID (string)
  • FollowupFormID (string)

Notes regarding Content Scope

  • If the page has multiple forms, one of the following combinations are required: FollowupFormID  or the unique_id parameters (see below) is required.
  • To reduce the number of times cdd_getDataElements is called per page, for performance reasons, if the web page has more than one control based on the same data, it is preferable for the developer to call cdd_getDataElements once per page and pass the results as Data Parameter for each control.
  • If Key Parameters are provided, the function uses cdd_getDataElements to retrieve the key value pairs of the data elements and sets the controls data value accordingly.
  • If Key Parameters are not provided, the function does not set the value.

Data Values (json array)

  • Key Value pairs of DataElements and it’s value.

UX Parameters (json array)

Parameter Name Purpose Type Default Options Purpose
allow_update  Allows update Boolean False True Creates a control that allows user input.
return_oldest_value Override the CCB’s default to return the most recent value. Boolean False True To return the first value of the element.
code_lookup_type  To set the type of HTML control when the dataelement isCodeLookup = True String text  option Option list
    String   select Select list
    String   radio radio button group
    String   buttonarea  
    String   checkbox  
num_cols  If the code_lookup_type is set to a radio or checkbox, controls are horizontal. Number 1  2,3,4,… Arranges the control horizontally.
add_zero_row   Boolean      
js_function  javascript String null  Custom java script  
css_class   String      
css_label css_label String label_1 Custom CSS  
css_data CSS name for the data portion of the control String data_1 Custom CSS  
css_style Style for the control String null Custom style  
bold_label_ind   Boolean      
label_type  Override label/data left to right String none No label  
other_label  Override the default Label_Med value in the dictionary String Custom label    
textarea_cols   Number      
textarea_rows   Number      
textarea_nl2lf   Boolean      
in_widget_ind  overrides the default 600ox width of a text area Boolean False True Width=350
img_height   Number      
is_id_name_unique Handles web pages with more than 1 dataset and possible name collisions with javascript and jquery references to it’s ID and Name Boolean False True Provide an optional id_name (below)
 id_name Overrides the default unique ID name String      


Results (json array)

  • Status (string).  (“0″=Success, “1”=Not Successful)
  • statusMessage (string) (“Empty”,”Results”)
  • data (json array) (the results if not empty)


Click here for an example.

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