Disable, enable, read only, editable, hide, show render and not render objects on certain actions and steps. This component was added in version 5.1.

Component properties
Category AS Workflow
Version 1.1
Complies with Xhtml 1.0 / 1.1 rules No
Supported server programming languages C# Visual Basic.NET
Output content type inline

When to use

This component is typically used in an editing template where there is a need to control how a certain element is displayed due to Workflow rules on the document beeing edited. 

Programming interface


Select step name. Can be comma separated
And optional CS status. Can be comma separated
Type the objectid:s for the object(s) that will be invoked. Can be comma separated
  • NoRender
    Does not render the object(s). Use this if you would like affected objects to be hidden and take up no space on the page.
  • Hide
    Hide the object(s). Affected objects will be hidden but take up space on the page.
  • Disable
    Disable the object(s)
  • Readonly
    Make the object(s) read only. This will only work on input objects and textareas
Apply this on all other steps than this step(s)


This component requires that the user is authenticated and that the Content Studio Workflow server is available and that the document edited is involved in a workflow.