An action group is a collections of actions placed in in a specific area of the user interface. Action group scope determines determines if the actions are rendered as:
- Context menu of the first column in grid view
- Push buttons in a dedicated action column of grid view
- Push buttons in the form view
- One and two level menu options on the action bar of any view type
- Push buttons under the selected row of a grid view
Action Group Properties:
|Action Group ID||Specifies the unique identifier for the action group.|
|Controller||Specifies the controller that the action belongs to.|
|Flat Rendering||When enabled, actions on the action bar will be displayed individually, instead of under a menu. Only applies to action groups with Scope of “Action Bar”.|
|Header Text||Specifies the text displayed for the action group activator.|
|Scope||Specifies where the actions are displayed. Available options are: Grid, Action Column, Form, Action Bar, Row.|
Learn to work with action groups in the Project Designer.
Learn to drag and drop action groups in the Project Explorer.
|"Action Column" Scope||Learn how to enable action column on all data views in the web application.|
|Controlling "Action Column" Presentation with CSS||Learn how to use cascading style sheets to modify the appearance of the action column.|