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Text View

Text view is the Design Element to use when needed to display and edit a multiline text. It also supports scroll when the text is bigger than its bounds.
Tip: To display a not editable and selectable text, you should use Label.
Tip: To display an editable one line text, you should use Text Field.

Text view properties


The default text that will be initially displayed in the Text View when loaded. The user can edit it depending on the value of the editable property.


The font of the text.

Text alignment

Indicated how the text is aligned horizontally in the Text View.

Text Color

The text color of the text.


Indicates if the text is editable by the user.


If enabled, the user can select content and interact with URLs and links in the Text View.



Alpha is a number that alters the transparency of the text view. It ranges between 0.0 and 1.0, where 0.0 makes text view totally transparent and 1.0 totally opaque.
Default value: 1.0

Background Color

Text view’s background color.

User Interaction Enabled

User Interaction Enabled indicates whether the text view can receive touches from the user. If disabled, the user will not be able to scroll, edit, or select any text.


If enabled, it hides the text view.


Border Color

The color of the border.

Border Width

The width of the border.
Default value: 0

Corner radius

The radius drawn to the corners of the border.
Tip: Enable Masks to Bounds for the content of the text view to be clipped to the rounded corners.
Default value: 0


Shadow Color

The color of the shadow.
Tip: You can add opacity/alpha to the Shadow Color in order to add transparency to the shadow.

Shadow Blur

The blur radius used to render the shadow.

Shadow X Offset

The horizontal offset of the shadow.

Shadow Y Offset

The vertical offset of the shadow.


Display Name

You can use this text to identify the Text View in the Code Blocks Editor and in the List of the Screen’s elements. It is not visible to the users.

Visible In Code

It makes the Text View visible in the Code Blocks Editor in order to connect it to other Code Blocks.