Use a Phone widget to launch the native phone dialer and initiate a phone call to a specified phone number. When a user clicks the Phone widget, the native dialer launches to make a call.

To learn how to use this widget programmatically, refer Quantum Visualizer Widget guide.

Look Properties

Look properties define the appearance of the widget. The following are the major properties you can set:

For descriptions of the properties available on the Look tab of the Properties pane, see Look.

Skin Properties

Skin properties define a skin for the widget, including background color, borders, and shadows. If the widget includes text, you can also specify the text font.

For the Phone widget, you can apply a skin and its associated properties for the following states:

Skin Definition
Normal The default skin of the widget.
Focus The skin applied when the widget has the focus.

For more information about applying skins, see Understanding Skins and Themes.

Phone Properties

On this tab, you can assign properties that are run on any platform (which is supported by Quantum Visualizer) and also, assign properties specific to a platform.


Actions define what happens when an event occurs. On a Phone widget, you can run an action when the following events occur:

For more information, see Add Actions.

Placement Inside a Widget

The following table summarizes where a Phone widget can be placed:

Form Yes
HBox Yes
VBox Yes
ScrollBox Horizontal Orientation -Yes
Vertical Orientation- Yes
Tab Yes
Segment Yes
Popup Yes


Header- No
Footer- No

Widget Appearance on Platforms

The appearance of the Phone widget varies as follows:

Platform Appearance






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