Switch Explained Thunkable AppInventor Makeroid AppyBuilder

What is a Switch?
A Switch is a button, when clicked on, switches between one of two positions. And Changes Appearance and Variable Setting When Set On and Off.

Now let's see how to use it.

Step 1
Just drag and drop the Switch in the app screen like the following picture shows.

Step 2
Once you drag and dropped the Switch into app screen you will find the Switch in Components layout and click the Switch option there and you will find its properties in properties layout.Once you do that you will find the options to customise the Switch as your wish.
Like the following picture shows the customisable options.


No let's know what are the customisable options does Switch has and how to use those options and know what are their uses.

  1. This Option is used to change the background colour of the Switch You can also change the colour in Blocks editor also.
  2. If this option is enabled then the user will be able to click the Switch and if it is not enabled then the user can see the Switch but cannot be able to click the Switch and Switch cannot do the command or run the programme. We can also enable or disable this in the blocks section also.
  3. If this option is enabled then the Switch text should be visible to users in bold style like this example text-Text
  4. If this option is enabled then text in the Switch will be slightly crossed like this example text-Text
  5. This option is used to increase the text size by typing the size of the text as your wish just type the number and you will see the size change of the Text.
  6. This option is used to change font types like italic, normal, bold, means text style type.
  7. This option is used to import the files of fonts or symbols means like home button symbol like this type files you will find them in online.
  8. You can change the height of the Switch by this option
  9. You can change the width of the Switch by this option
  10. With this option, you can upload a photo to the Switch.
  11. This option is used to change the Switch shape you will be able to find the options here like rectangle, sphere, etc. If an Image is being displayed then the shape will not be visible.
  12. If this is enabled you will be able to show feedback to the Switch.
  13. To change the Switch text just type the text you want in the text box by this option
  14. with this option, you will be able to change the text alignment like whether the text should appear in the centre of the Switch or right or left of the Switch.
  15. This option is used to change the Text colour in the Switch. You will find a lot of colours here.
  16. This option is used to change the Thumb Colour of the Switch.
  17. This option is used to change the Track colour of the Switch
  18. This Is the option to change the Switch Position Whether the Switch will be set off or on by default. "Default is Off".
  19. If this option is checked or enabled then Switch component will be visible to users or else it will not be visible.
Tip:- That the maximum customisable option also can be customised using the blocks editor also we will explain about it in the next post.

Happy tHunking 😎😎

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