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Identity Manager 8.1.4 - Web Designer Reference Guide

The 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 the 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. In the Edit menu, select the Import object menu item.

    This open the Windows, Please select a source file, default dialog.

  2. Select an object and click Open.

    This imports the object.

Related applications

This function can insert, delete, and edit external web applications which are shown in the Web Portalunder Applications.

To edit related applications

  1. In the Edit menu, select the Related applications menu item.

    This opens Related applications.

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

    The name of the selected application is shown in the Related application* 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



Language-dependent text 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.


Enter a description.


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.


Uploads an image file.

Image uploading is optional.

To add a new related application

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

To delete a related application

  1. In the Related applications dialog, select an application from the list of displayed applications.
  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

  • In the Edit menu, select the Check model integrity item.

    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

  • In the Edit menu, select the Check accessibility menu item.

    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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