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Displaying External Content Outside of an Applet

After you have created the calculated field on the business component, you expose it in the user interface. You can display the external content outside of an applet using Web Page Items.

NOTE:  You can also expose external content inside an applet, by using an Applet Control or List Column. For more information, see Displaying External Content Within an Applet.

This task is a step in Process of Creating Portal Agents.

To display content outside of an applet

  1. Start Siebel Tools.
  2. Go to the Web Page object type and select the Web page on which to display external data.
  3. Create a new Web Page Item or use an existing one.
  4. Set the Type property of the Web Page Item to Field.
  5. Create the following two Web Page Item Parameters:


    Symbolic URL


    [name of symbolic URL]

    NOTE:  The symbolic URL is mapped to the calculated field defined for the business component.

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