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GroupBox (Control)

You can use the GroupBox to group several controls. Especially if you want to visually separate elements from each other, you can use this control.

Click GroupBox on the left side of the toolbar and drag the control into the form. Once the control is placed, the properties open on the right.


Frequently used

This category displays frequently used controls, properties, and options for each control. You cannot edit the category.

Enabled  This determines whether the elements inside the GroupBox can be edited or are only visible. The option is selected by default. If this option is deactivated, the controls are displayed in grayed out.
Header Here you can enter a name for the title bar of the GroupBox. If you do not want a title to be displayed, leave the field empty.
Style Here you can set the design for the GroupBox. You can choose between Classic and Modern.


Here you determine how the GroupBox should take its place horizontally or vertically within the container (blue frame).

Left The GroupBox is aligned to the left.
Right The GroupBox is aligned to the right.
Center The GroupBox is aligned in the middle.
Fill  The GroupBox occupies the entire available space.
Vertical  If you want to make settings for vertical alignment, you must set the value under Cell/ Vertical to Fill. If you select Auto, no vertical alignment will be displayed.
Top The GroupBox is aligned under the previous item.
Bottom The GroupBox is aligned at the bottom.
Center The GroupBox is aligned in the middle.
 Fill  The GroupBox occupies the entire available space.


Here you determine how much space the GroupBox should occupy horizontally or vertically.

Auto  The GroupBox occupies the minimum available space.
Fill   The GroupBox occupies the maximum available space.


Calculation Using the dropdown menu, select whether the values entered – which are entered under Width and Height – refer exclusively to the control or whether the label should be included in the calculation.

Height/ Width Here you can enter values for height and width in px. If the fields remain empty, the width and height are calculated automatically. The width is calculated from the actual available space.


Visible Use the check box to specify whether the GroupBox should be displayed or hidden in the form. The space occupied by the GroupBox remains.


Tooltip Here you can enter a tooltip that is displayed as soon as you move over the GroupBox in the dialog. The tooltip can be created bilingually.

Good to know
Setting content and exchanging content is done using the Place Properties button located at the top of the control’s title bar.