Main menu in the Design module
Connect portal service
This menu item opens the dialog to log in to a portal.
Disconnect portal service
This menu item will log off an opened portal. You will be notified of unsaved changes with a message.
New, open, delete Layout
With these menu items, the Layout Manager will be opened, in which new layouts can be created, opened for editing, or deleted.
Closes the currently opened layout.
Close all layouts
Closes all currently opened layouts.
Importing and exporting layouts
All information on this topic can be found here
Saves the layout currently visible on the workspace to the server.
Save layout locally
The layout can be saved to an unlocked local directory of your choice, or on the network as a layout file with the ending .ixcla
Administrate browser rules
that accesses a web application will be
designated with a user agent. Upon each access to the server, the client sends an
identifier, the so-called user agent string, to the server. With this
recognition code, the client can be identified.
By managing the browser rules, Intrexx can control which layout should
be presented for which client.
Closes the Portal Manager.
Depending on the element that is currently selected, various menu items are available in this menu.
Copy the currently highlighted element to the clipboard.
Paste the contents of the clipboard to the workspace.
Delete the currently highlighted element.
Copy CSS property
Copy the style properties for the currently highlighted element from the stylesheet to the clipboard.
Paste CSS properties
Overwrites the CSS properties of the highlighted element with the CSS properties on the clipboard.
Add CSS rule
Via this menu item, you can define your own CSS rules.
Insert new level
CSS rules can also be grouped for a better overview.
Creates a snapshot
of the current layout.
In this menu, you can find additional menu items with which the stylesheets of a layout can be edited in the Stylesheet editor
- Edit layout styles
Opens the editor so that the entire stylesheet can be edited.
- Edit user-defined styles
You have the option to define your own styles here.
If you perform adjustments to style sheets, you should have established knowhow for this area. Errors in the stylesheets can impair the portal's performance. Any CSS rules that are defined in this style sheet will overwrite Intrexx styles, if the selector name from Intrexx styles are used for user-defined styles.
The style properties of all rules can be modified in the styles for the layout, calendar and calendar navigator. However, it isn't possible to add a new rule or to modify existing selectors. Even your comments won't be saved.
- Edit user-defined styles for print version
Edit user-defined styles for print version opens the stylesheet in which CSS rules for printing pages from the browser menu Print can be defined. These rules are attached to the stylesheet print.css. Settings for printing Intrexx pages out can be adjusted in the Layout properties under the tab Print.
- Edit Image@2x Styles
In this stylesheet, styles can be defined for optimizing images that are presentend on retina displays.
From this menu point, the properties dialog of the element currently selected in the area Layout
Rearrange sub containers
With container elements, all absoutely positioned sub-elements will be rearranged with a new, automatic height and width by clicking on this menu point; in this way, they will take up the maximum space available. As this concerns an automatic calculation, a snapshot is created before, meaning you can go back to the previous state of your layout if the result of the calculation isn't satisfactory.
Add control element
From the area Control elements
, this menu point can be used to create a new control element with corresponding CSS rules. Highlight the desired type (e.g. Text
) to do that.
If you create new controls in the Application Designer from the menu Edit / Edit layout, make sure that you use a title that is unique across the entire portal. A title may not appear in another application of the current portal.
Add empty control element
By using this menu point, you can also create a new control element that doesn't contain any pre-defined rules apart from the class selector.
In this menu, the individual areas of the Design
module and the ruler at the edge of the workspace can be shown or hidden. Furthermore, you have the option to restore the default view.
Via this menu item, views of the Session activity
, the Database activity
and the Memory usage
will be displayed in the lower area of the Portal Manager.
Restore default view
Restore default view will arrange all areas according to the original view mode.
The layout's properties can be modified here.
Administer image list
With this menu point, the current layout's image list can be managed.
Here, the colors used in the current layout can be adjusted.