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Identity Manager 8.0 - Web Designer Reference Guide

Web Designer Editor Web Designer Structures and Functions The Web Designer Object Model Working with the Web Designer Web Project Configuration Options Customizing the Web Portal Basics of Web Designer Programming Compiling and Debugging Monitoring Frequent Tasks in the Web Portal

Import Object

You can import modules and components into Web Designer. to using the standard Windows file import dialog. The function recognizes automatically whether complete modules or components are involved and imports them as such. In all other cases the selected file is loaded as a project file.

To import an object

  1. Select Object in the Edit menu.

    The standard Windows dialog box Please select a source file opens.

  2. Select the object you want and click Open.

    The object is imported.

Related applications

This function can insert, delete and edit external web applications which are shown in the Web Portal menu bar under Applications.

To edit related applications

  1. Select Related applications in the Edit menu.

    This opens the Related applications dialog box.

  2. Select the relevant application from the list of displayed applications.

    The name of the selected application is shown in the Related application* text field. This name is the unique key for the application.

    NOTE: Fields marked with * are compulsory.
  3. Make any necessary changes to application settings.
  4. Save the changes.

The following settings are available.

Table 31: Settings for a related application
Property

Sub

Property

Meaning
Language-dependent text Regional language Language selection.
  Display name

Enter a name for the application.

This application name is displayed. It does not have to be the actual name of the related application.

  Description

Enter a description.

URL  

Enter a base URL.

Type of display  

Display type selection.

Parent application  

Parent application selection.

The parent application entry serves as a reference and enables sub-forms of a main application to be accessed directly.

Image  

Uploads an image file.

Image uploading is optional.

To add a new related application

  1. Click the Add button in the Related applications dialog box.
  2. Enter a unique key for the web application in the Related applications* text field.
  3. Fill in the additional fields as described in the table.
  4. Save the changes.

To delete a related application

  1. Select the relevant application from the list of displayed applications in the Related applications dialog box.
  2. Click Delete.

    The application is deleted from the list.

  3. Save the changes.

Check model integrity

This function check references, function calls and other details of the current web project. Any errors found do not result in compiler errors but should be corrected for the sake of the web applications‘s stability.

To check your project for model integrity

  • Select Check model integrity in the Edit menu.

    Your web project is checked. This can take a few minutes. When the check is finished, a message is shown with the results of the check.

Check accessibility

This function checks the web project to ensure rules meet current standards for web application accessibility. A rule violation example is, when no alternative text is given for missing visuals. Violations of accessibility rules do not generate compilation errors.

To check your project for accessibility

  • Select Check accessibility in the Edit menu.

    Your web project is compiled. After compiling, a log is shown in the Compiling window. If there is an inconsistency, a detailed warning message is shown in the task view.

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