Adding a button or a menu item
You can add buttons and menu items to perform various actions, such as displaying a web site, running a report, opening a dashboard, a story, or a folder. You can also create custom actions.
All buttons require an action controller. There are four built-in action controllers that perform common actions. These actions are shown here.
- Opens a web page.
- Runs a report.
- Opens a dashboard.
- Opens a folder.
The content of the json.spec file are similar for buttons and menu items and
they are described together. The main difference is that the value of the
button for a button and
menuItem for a menu item. Other
differences are noted in the following topics.