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Data Input Blocks

Slider block

This article explains the features of the Slider block and how it can be used to design your app.

Slider block

Editing the Block

Click on the block and configure it by editing on the right panel.

Slider block


The label is the name of the block that the end user sees in the app.

Example: Number of items. 


The description is the additional information provided to the end user which will be displayed below the input area.

Example: Click + to add or - to less. 

Minimum value

The least value that an end user can input in the Slider block.

Maximum value

The maximum value an end user can input in the Slider block.

Step size

The step difference between the numbers in the Slider block when the user clicks + or - buttons.

Default value

The pre-filled value in the Slider block.

Allow Manual Input

Enable this option if you want the user to allow manual input.


Enable this option if you want the user to compulsorily input the data. If enabled, the end user can submit if and only if the data is entered in this field.

Advanced Options

Slider block

Use this option to show the advanced options to configure the Slider block.

Display this field if

Use this if you want to show or hide a field under certain conditions. It accepts the standard Clappia Formulae, similar to conditional sections.

  1. You can type ‘@’ to get a list of all the variables in the app and select variables.
  2. Using these variables you can write Excel-like formulae.
Slider block

Allow value to be changed after initial submission

This option is enabled by default. End users can edit the value entered in this field after creating a submission. Disable it if you do not want the end users to edit the submitted value.

How to incrementally increase the value in a slider?

Set the 'step size' to the number it should be incremented by.

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