[[This]] and [[Target]] are references to widget objects that can sometimes be used instead of defining a local variable. Explore the difference between [[This]] and [[Target]], and how to use them effectively.
- [Instructor] When we wanna use any of our widget…properties in Axure, first we'll need a variable…that refers to that widget.…A lot of the time, we'll set up a local variable…that refers to the widget we want.…But, there are some cases when we won't need…to set up our own local variable…because Axure has a couple of handy shortcuts…we can use instead.…I've got a brand new Axure file open here…and I'm going to drag a button out onto the canvas…just so we can get into this on click event…and get to our list of variables.…I'll click on this widget…and then click on the function button here.…
When I click insert variable or function,…here in the widget section,…there are two key words at the top; this and target.…These are two special variables that are built into Axure…that refer to certain specific widgets…when we're setting up our actions.…This is a variable that always refers…to the widget that the action is attached to.…I'll cancel out of this now,…so that I can get back to the canvas.…If we're adding any actions at all to this button widget,…
- Using variables in Axure
- String methods in Axure
- Truncating text strings
- Formatting dates and times
- Setting up a looping animation
- Setting up a responsive background image
- Positioning widgets in the browser
- Repeater and item properties
Skill Level Advanced
1. Widget Properties
3. Dates and Times
4. Window Properties
5. Repeater and Item Properties
6. Global Variables
Global variables2m 14s
Using plugins on Axure Share2m 49s
8. When Things Go Wrong
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