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Easy Web Development with WaveMaker by Edward Callahan

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Leveraging layouts

Before we can properly take up screen sizing, we need to understand how visual components are laid out in a WaveMaker application. The layoutBox, of type wm.Layout, is the page's widget container. It is the parent of all the visual components on the page. The layout box is the container into which the widgets of the page go. As such, its properties affect every widget on its page:

Leveraging layouts

First, we have width and height. These both default to using percentage-based sizing at 100%, which means that the app will be of the full width and height of the browser. Percentage layout allows us to specify the size of a widget in terms of the percentage ...

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