Saturday, September 1, 2012

Working with Categories in Designer

Categories are used to group data fields in form views.

In the Project Designer, categories can be found on the Categories tab of a view properties page.

Categories tab on the view properties page in the Project Browser.

Create new categories by using the action New | New Category on the action bar.

New Category action bar action in the Project Browser.

Category details can be viewed and edited by clicking on the Header Text link or using the context menu option Open.

Open context menu option in the Project Browser.

The Sync context menu option will select the relevant category node in the Project Explorer.

Sync context menu option in the Project Browser.      Relevant category node has been selected in the Project Explorer.

The category Id can be changed using Rename context menu option in the Project Explorer.

Rename context menu option for a category in the Project Explorer.     Category in Rename mode allows the user to change the Id in the Project Explorer.

Categories can be quickly found using the Navigate To window.

Navigate To widow allows direct navigation to the category.

Move and arrange categories using drag and drop commands in the Project Explorer.

Dropping 'Order Details' category on the right side of 'Reference Information' category.     'Order Details' category has been moved after the drop target.

Categories can be removed using the Delete context menu option.

Delete context menu option for a category in the Project Explorer.

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