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Identity Manager 8.0 - User Guide for the User Interface and Default Functions

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The User Interface Layout Status Bar Information Menu Items in the Manager Views in the Manager Current User Customizing Program Settings Using Help Detailed Information about the User Interface Limiting List Entries Searching for List Entries Using Custom Filters for the Database Search Displaying Advanced Properties of an Object Editing Multiple Objects Displaying Reports Configuring the Infosystem Committing Data on Change Conflicts
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Using Help

To see the help for a form in the Manager, click Help | Form help in the menu or press F1.

With some forms, a separate dialog box appears. These have their own controls for displaying the help files. Click the help icon (?) in the title bar to open the help for the form.

Every form also has a help display for the columns shown. Clicking on the help icon changes the cursor into the help icon. Then when you click on a column description, tips for using the column are displayed in the form of tooltips.

Detailed Information about the User Interface

You will usually need to display more information about individual interface elements, such as menu entries or forms, only if the program's user interface is edited.

To display detailed information

  1. Select Database | Settings... from the menu.
  2. On the tab Program enable the option Show additional navigation information.
  3. Confirm your settings with OK.

    NOTE: The option is not saved permanently. It has to be reset when the program is started.

The following information appears:

  • The form name is shown in the program's status bar in the following format:

    <Logical form> [(<Physical form>)]Tip: Double-click the form name to copy the name to the clipboard.

    Tip: Double-click the form name to copy the name to the clipboard.

  • If menu entries or tasks are linked to preprocessor-relevant configuration parameters, the preprocessor conditions are shown behind the menu items and tasks.
  • In the program's menu bar under View you can go to Show navigation objects. This opens a form that lists detailed information about the loaded menu items, forms and form definitions.
  • In expert mode, the navigation view includes the context menu entry Definition. This shows advanced technical information about configuring a menu item.
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Limiting List Entries

Limiting List Sizes

Table 35: Configuration Parameter for Limiting Results
Configuration Parameter Effect
Common\DBConnection\ListLimit This configuration parameter specifies the number of list entries above which the filter request becomes effective
Common\DBConnection\WebListLimit This configuration parameter specifies the number of list entries above which the filter request in the web front becomes effective.

A filter dialog box is implemented in the to limit the number of elements displayed in the result list or in control elements with list values (for example, in menus with lists). If the number of results exceeds the limit, a filter dialog box opens.

You can specify the number of entries above which the filter dialog box comes into effect in the configuration parameter "Common\DBConnection\ListLimit". In addition, the current user can use the system setting or enter their own limit.

To use the system settings

  1. Select Database | Settings... from the menu.
  2. Select the option Enable list limit on the User tab.
  3. On the User tab, enable the option Use system settings

    This setting applies the global value specified in the configuration parameter "Common\DBConnection\ListLimit".

  4. Click OK.

To use a personal limit

  1. Select Database | Settings... from the menu.
  2. Select the option Enable list limit on the User tab.
  3. Disable the option Use system settings on the User tab and enter the number of object you want to list in the Object box.

    The personal limit overwrites the global value in the configuration parameter. Your personal limit is saved in the user configuration.

  4. Click OK.
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Filtering Lists

You can use the filter dialog box to limit the entries in a list though defined filter criteria. A filter remains in use until you reset it. The settings in the filter dialog are saved in the user configuration.

If you want start particular search inquiries more often, use the database search function.

To limit a result set

  1. Enter a Filter criteria.

    You can use * (asterisk) as a wildcard. The filter is not case-sensitive.

  2. Enable the properties to use as filter conditions under Apply to.
  3. Enable the option Only show current assignment, to limit the list to objects that fulfill the filter condition and are already assigned to the base object.

    This option is only available for lists with object assignments.

  4. Select one of the following actions:
    • Press Apply to filter the results list.
    • Press Show all to show all the objects regardless of the set filters.
    • Press Cancel to exit the query. No objects are shown.
Example

This filter condition is used to search for all parts of an employee’s full name. This is put together in the following manner:

Full name

Last name, first name

Example:

Miller, Max

Miller-Mayer, Max

Macmiller, Max

Filter condition Description Find, according to example
Miller or *Miller* Finds all employees whose full name contains the string 'Miller'.

Miller, Max

Miller-Mayer, Max

Macmiller, Max

Miller*

Finds all employees whose full name begins with the 'Miller'.

Miller, Max

Miller-Mayer, Max

*Miller Finds all employees whose full name ends with the 'Miller'. No entry
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