With the additional controls in the Design module, a wide array of elements to manage
important functions in the portal is available to you. These elements take over tasks such
as logging in and logging out, switching the portal between various layouts or
languages, and much more. If you click on the arrow next to the symbol
for additional controls, a list will open, from which the elements can
Group for additional controls
By selecting the Group for additional controls,
you can combine multiple controls into one container.
The Group for additional controls will be
displayed on the workspace as an element (Action group).
This additional control will be shown in the browser as a link with which a user can log in to or out of the portal. Clicking on the link will
open a popup window for the authentication. If the user is already
logged in, he has here the additional ability to change his password.
With this additional control, a user can log out of the portal.
Displays the number of new notifications from Intrexx Share.
The language switch shows, in link format, the languages that have been
defined in the country settings for the portal. When the user clicks on it, the portal will switch to the selected language.
Language switch drop-down list
This control allows the desired language to be chosen from a drop-down
Every portal locale available is shown as a text link.
Locale switch drop-down list
Every portal locale available is shown as a drop-down list.
Clicking on this additional control will load the sitemap for all menu
items and applications in the main window of the portal. Each entry for
which the currently logged in user has access permission will be given as a
link. Via the sitemap, the user can navigate to specific menu items or
With this additional control, a user can search the entire portal for specific terms. The
search terms will be entered in a search field. With the Enter
key, or by clicking on the symbol on the right of the search field, the
search will be started. The results will be displayed with links as a popup window. The hit (application
page) will be loaded in the main window of the
portal when the link is clicked. The search will only give the results for which the logged-in
user possesses sufficient access permissions.
Shows the name of the VM file which underlies the Search element.
Click on Select image to include an image which will be shown to the right of the Search control.
Show search suggestions
Information regarding this topic can be found here.
Show search result list in
Here, you can choose whether the search results should be shown in a tooltip or on the main page.
Favorites that have been added to the Favorites
portlet can be reached with this additional control directly via a drop-down list in
the menu container. The additional control will only be displayed if
favorites have been added to the Favorites portlet.
With this additional control, currently loaded application pages can be
added to a personal briefcase. If you wish to add an application page
to the briefcase, first load the page, then click on Add to
Define a name here, under which the page will be saved to the
briefcase. Clicking on OK
will save the entry. With Open briefcase,
you can load the page again.
This additional control displays the names of the available layouts of
the portal as links. Users can switch between various layouts by
clicking on the links.
Layout switch drop-down list
With this control, additional layouts, that can be switched to, can be chosen from a drop-down list.
Layout switch (only desktop layouts)
This control can only be used for desktop layouts. If the layout should
be displayed for mobile end devices, please use the Layout
With this additional control, the Messenger window will be opened, in
which a message can be composed and sent.
Shows the first and last names of the current user.
Shows the current date and time
Shows the name of the portal
Hides all menus; only the application area will be shown.
Shows the path from the start page up to the current location in the
Shows the name of the application currently open.
The language and layout settings, and the password, can be changed
here. If required, additional options will be displayed, such as portal
settings or search functions.
Elements from the hidden area of an application page can also be set to
be displayed, or hidden, as required, with the Settings control.
Alternatively, the shortcut ALT + h can also be used.
Additional controls for mobile end devices
In addition to the controls described here, you will find controls for mobile end devices, which offer the same
functions as above but are designed for use on mobile end devices.
These controls contain, for example, no tables and will also be
With the Top link control, one may navigate one
level upwards. Default layout switches to the
standard layout of the end device.