Main menu in the Applications 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, Close, Delete application
These menu items open the application manager, in which new applications
can be created or existing applications can be deleted, copied, opened,
unlocked, or closed.
Import / Export application
Information on import and export of applications can be found
This menu item serves to publish an application. A newly created application
will be available in the browser only after saving it.
Save working copy
Via the sub menu item a working copy of the currently opened application in its
current status can be saved local or on the server. The application data will not
be applied to this. This file, with the ending *.ixapp
can be loaded again later via the menu item File / Open application
Opens the Application Manager where existing applications can be deleted.
custom Velocity files, or Groovy scripts, click on this menu item to publish
changes to the scripts and changes to the Velocity file on the server.
Changes to the application will not be published if you do this.
With this menu item, only the changes to the script will be published.
Changes to the application will also not be saved here.
Publish layout files
With this menu point, only the Layout files
that relate to the application will be published.
Recently opened applications
Select the menu item Close
to see a list of most
recently opened applications. From here, they can be loaded directly.
Closes the Portal Manager.
In the Edit
menu, some menu items will only be
available if elements have been selected. This means, for example, that the
menu item Group
is only available when multiple
elements have been selected on the workspace.
This command allows you to undo individual editing steps. The size of the
history (number of editing steps) will be set in the menu
Extras / Options
This command allows you to reproduce individual editing steps that you have
All elements, as well as pages can be copied to the clipboard. Properties
set for them will be retained.
Copied elements will be inserted from the clipboard. Pasting elements with
all defined properties can only be executed within the same data group.
The selected element will be deleted.
Copy / Apply view
With the Copy View
menu item, the
of the currently highlighted control can be copied. Then,
highlight the control onto which you want to transfer the copied view, with
the menu item ApplyView
Move to hidden area
Moves the selected element to the
Creates a template
elements based on the properties of the selected element.
With this function, all of an element's links with other elements will be
shown in the
(e.g. pages with buttons that open other pages)
This menu point opens the properties of the currently selected element.
This menu point can only be accessed if the setting
Enable expert options
is activated in
the menu Extras / Options
The elements selected in the workspace will be gathered together in a
The grouping is removed.
Via this menu item the script editor for editing
- Velocity script
- Groovy script
will be opened.
Clicking on this menu item will define the currently selected page as
the start page of the application.
With this menu item, a static text field will be created, which contains the
title of the selected element and which can be used as a label for the element.
Show / Hide elements
Shows or hides the elements of a page in the application structure.
The properties dialog
of a page element can also be reached here via the
of an element or by double clicking on an element. If a page
element is selected in the application structure, it will be highlighted on
Show / Hide data fields
Shows or hides data fields and
of a data group in the application structure.
Define tab order
In the browser, users can move from one edit element to the next with the
key. This order will be defined via the
Edit Web services
This menu item leads you to the settings dialog for
Decrease frame / Increase frame
This menu decreases or increases the frame area of the
on the workspace,
Set full size
With the Set full size
command, an image that is
included in a view element of type Image
shown in the workspace in its original dimensions.
If a View table
is selected, a preselection can be created from this menu point.
Deletes the preselection.
Move left / Move right
With these menu points, the order, and also the priority, of preselections in a
can be adjusted. The following rule applies: the further to the left, the
higher the preselection's priority. If, for example, you use a preselection
for customer data, which filters all of the customers with the country code
, and this is positioned on the far left, then
all of the preselections that are to the right of this preselection will use
the filter result of this first preselection. This means that the additional
preselections will filter customers with the country code
Edit layout / Edit for mobile devices
For every application, individual styles for desktops and mobile devices can
be defined by using the menu Edit / Edit layout
or Edit layout for mobile devices
, these are
included when the application is exported.
Design presets for elements
This menu point opens a dialog in which margins and user-defined style
classes for elements in layouts without tables can be edited.
The grid on the workspace may be made smaller with this menu item.
The grid on the workspace will be made larger.
In addition to the area toolbox and the context menu
s of the application
structure, all application structure elements can be created via the
menu item. This page is shown when an
element in the application structure is selected.
The Page wizard
help you with creating new pages.
The Form wizard
help you with designing new pages.
Via this function the GUID
following controls can be copied to the clipboard, if they are selected
in the application structure:
- Data Group
- Data Field
- Reference Data Field
Via this function the name of the following controls can be copied to the
clipboard, if they are selected in the application structure:
- Data group
- Data field
- Reference data field
View page with elements
This menu item allows for an edit page to be used to create a view page,
which will contain all elements of the edit page as view elements. The view
elements will then be already connected to a corresponding data field and
located at the same position were placed on the edit page.
In this menu, the individual areas of the Applications
module can be shown or hidden. An area that is shown will be shown in its own
window depending on space, which you can move wherever you wish via drag & drop.
If you want to anchor the area as a fixed tab in the module, drag the
window with the mouse on the title of the area (here you see
for example do not drag the title
bar of the window) to the desired position.
Via this menu item, views of the Session activity
the Database activity
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.
Import / Export texts
With this menu item, all descriptions or titles of elements in an application
will be exported in the formats CSV, XLS
. The function can be used in the translation
of applications into other languages.
Manage language constants
Opens the dialog to manage application
Individual elements may be assigned layout attributes (styles) via the
tab in the properties dialog. If you
have opened an application for editing and switch to the
module in order to change its style
properties there, the attributes that you edit there will first be available
in the Applications
module after you refresh the
This menu opens the dialog to configure application's permissions.
This menu item is available when a licensed application is opened.
Information on the publisher and notes regarding the
can be found here.
Opens the properties dialog for the application.