You can now reference fields from other panels by clicking on them
when you're editing a formula. You can also reference buttons and the
other items that make up an app from your formulas by clicking on
Fields, buttons, calculation panel groups, text boxes, list panel
options and panels now offer a variety of calculated properties you
can use to make your apps more dynamic. This post offers the complete
Use formulas to hide and validate fields, make buttons grayed-out,
determine the recipients of reports and more through calculated
properties. These formulas are evaluated when your app is run and
make it possible to build far more dynamic, complex apps.
Use cross-references to refer to other panels with our next release,
enabling you to build truly large, inter-connected apps. This update
also lays the groundwork for calculated properties, which are coming
Use data validation to flag invalid values with our next release.
Specify allowable intervals for number fields to determine validity.
A later release will allow you to use formulas to determine if a
field is valid or not.
Access the formatted values of fields from formulas and prevent
persistent fields from being reset with our upcoming release. Also,
apps will look better on desktops and on tablets and the app creation
experience will be improved.
If your app isn't in English, your users are not getting a great
experience today: Numbers may not be formatted correctly and some
messages are displayed in English. We're working to improve this