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Add Menu Bar, Advanced Search, Save query and Bookmarks in a custom application

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Add Menu Bar, Advanced Search, Save query and Bookmarks in a custom application

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Have you ever created a custom application from scratch and tried to add the Menu bar?

 

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You can follow this steps:

1. Go to Application Designer and export the new app xml file.

2. Create the Search More Fields dialog in the new application xml and import it.

 

<dialog beanclass="psdi.webclient.system.beans.QbeBean" id="searchmore" inputmode="query" label="More Search Fields">
<section id="qbe_grid2">
<sectionrow id="qbe_grid2_r1">
<sectioncol id="qbe_grid2_r1_c1"><section id="qbe_grid2_r1_c1_s1">
<textbox dataattribute="DOMAINID" id="qbe_grid2_r1_c1_s1_tb2" inputmode="query"/><textbox dataattribute="DOMAINTYPE" id="qbe_grid2_r1_c1_s1_tb4" inputmode="query"/>
<textbox dataattribute="MAXTYPE" id="qbe_grid2_r1_c1_s1_tb3" inputmode="query"/><textbox dataattribute="LENGTH" id="qbe_grid2_r1_c1_s1_tb5" inputmode="query"/>
<textbox dataattribute="SCALE" id="qbe_grid2_r1_c2_s1_tb7" inputmode="query"/></section></sectioncol>
<sectioncol id="qbe_grid2_r1_c2"/>
</sectionrow>
</section>
<buttongroup id="qbe_buttongrid"><pushbutton default="true" id="qbe_buttongrid_1" label="Find" mxevent="dialogok"/>
<pushbutton id="qbe_restoreappdefault_button" label="Restore  Application Defaults" mxevent="qbeclear"/>
<pushbutton id="qbe_revisebutton" label="Revise" menutype="SEARCHMOREREVISE" targetid="searchmore"/>
<pushbutton id="qbe_buttongrid_3" label="Cancel" mxevent="qbecancel"/>
</buttongroup>
</dialog>

 

3. Click Select Action -> Add/Modify Signature Options

4. Add the signature options exactly how it is following. Including the Description.

(Option Name -> Option Description)

 

BMXVIEWMANAGEWHER -> Sigoption to control the visibility of the Detail section in View/Manage Queries dialog
BMXVIEWMANAGEWHERRO -> Sigoption to control the editability of the Clause field in View/Manage Queries dialog
BOOKMARK -> Add to Bookmarks
SEARCHBOOK -> Bookmarks
SEARCHMORE -> More Search Fields
SEARCHSQRY -> Save Current Query
SEARCHTIPS -> View Search Tips
SEARCHVMQR -> View/Manage Queries
SEARCHWHER -> Where Clause

 

5. Click Select Action -> Add/Modify Search Menu

6. Add the Search Menu options exactly how it is in the following. Including the Description.

(Key Value -> Header Description)

 

SM 10 -> Advanced Search

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SEARCHMORE

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SEARCHWHER

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SEARCHTIPS

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SM20 -> Save Query

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SEARCHSQRY

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SEARCHVMQR

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SEARCHBOOK

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7. Go to Security Groups app and bring up your group.

8. Grant access to all the new Signature Options that you just created.

9. Sign out and Sign in to test.

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