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Release 8.98 Update 4, Service Pack 5

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JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

Web Client for iPad Quick Start Guide

Release 8.98 Update 4, Service Pack 5

E25437-01

September 2011

This document contains the following topics:

Overview

Oracle supports JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Web client on the Apple iPad tablet through the Safari Web browser. This availability through Safari Web browser on the iPad enables users in the field to react quickly and efficiently to time-sensitive business tasks.

Prerequisites

Before you access JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Web client on the iPad, make sure the following prerequisites are met:

User Interface

On the Safari Web browser on the iPad, the appearance of the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Web client applications is the same as how they appear in a Web browser on a desktop client. The difference between the two lies in how you navigate and interact with the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne application forms and features.

On the iPad, you use touch-screen gestures to navigate and interact with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Web client applications. You can use gestures that are native to the iPad. For example, you can use a native gesture such as swiping your finger upward on the iPad screen to scroll down through a form. You can tap a field or a cell in the application grid to access a keyboard for entering data.

You also can use context-sensitive gestures designed specifically for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Web client. For a list of context-sensitive gestures, see JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Context-Sensitive Gestures.

Note:

Some JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Web client features are not supported on the iPad. See JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Features Not Supported on the iPad for more information.

Increasing the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Menu Display Size

You can use the native iPad reverse-pinch gesture to zoom in on the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Menu. Alternatively, you can tap Preferences on the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Menu and then tap the Zoom check box to increase the display size of the menu.

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Context-Sensitive Gestures

Oracle provides context-sensitive gestures for working with the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Web client. To perform a context-sensitive gesture, you must begin the gesture in a particular area in the Web client application, either in the menu area, the form area, or the grid area. For example, performing a context-sensitive gesture in the menu area at the top of a form closes a form; performing a context-sensitive gesture in the form area opens the Form Exit menu.

Note:

On the iPad, you can access a description of all JD Edwards EnterpriseOne context-sensitive gestures by clicking the "About(i)" link in the upper-right corner of any JD Edwards EnterpriseOne application.

The following sections describe the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne context-sensitive gestures.

Menu Context-Sensitive Gestures

This table contains descriptions of context-sensitive gestures that you can start from the navigation menu on the left side of the screen:

Gesture Action

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Cross swipe

Performs a close or cancel if one of these operations is on the form.

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Swipe down

Performs a find (search) if the Find operation is on the form.

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Caret swipe

Performs an add if the Add operation is on the form.

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Check mark swipe

Performs a select or OK if one of these operations is on the form.

Form Context-Sensitive Gestures

This table contains descriptions of context-sensitive gestures that you can perform in the form area:

Gesture Action
Three-finger swipe, right to left Closes the menu.
Three-finger swipe, left to right Opens the menu.

If the menu is already open, this gesture accesses the next open application.

Two-finger, single tap Opens the Form Exit menu on a form.

Grid Context-Sensitive Gestures

This table contains descriptions of context-sensitive gestures that you can perform in the grid area of a form:

Gesture Action
Three-finger downward swipe Performs a search if a Find button is available.
Three-finger upward swipe After performing a find, you can use this gesture to perform the Next Page operation, which enables you to scroll through additional pages of records in the grid.
Two-finger single tap Opens the Row Exit menu.

Using Context-Sensitive Keyboards for Entering Data

The JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Web client for iPad supports the iPad context-sensitive keyboard feature. A numeric keyboard appears when you tap a field that requires only numeric characters; an alpha keyboard appears when you tap a field that requires only alpha characters. If a field allows both alpha and numeric characters, you can toggle back and forth between the alpha keyboard and numeric keyboard to enter the data.

Third-Party Web Site and Google Maps Application Support

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Web client applications can contain URLs to third-party Web sites. If a user taps a URL on the iPad, the iPad opens another Safari Web client window with the specified Web site address in the URL.

If a JD Edwards EnterpriseOne application contains a URL defined with a Google Maps Web site address, you can tap the URL and the iPad will launch the Google Maps application for iPad. For example, the following URL will take you to a map in the Google Maps application, showing the location of One Technology Way in Denver, Colorado:

http://maps.google.com/?q=one+technology+way+80237

The Google Maps application must be installed on the iPad to support this functionality.

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Features Not Supported on the iPad

The following JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Web client features are not supported on the iPad:

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E25437-01

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