|JD Edwards EnterpriseOne for iPad Quick Start Guide
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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 access all of EnterpriseOne and to react quickly and efficiently to time-sensitive business tasks without having to download an application.
Oracle also supports an iPad application, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne for iPad, which maximizes screen real estate and provides a navigation user interface optimized for the smaller, touch-enabled screen of a tablet.
Note:This guide has been updated for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools Release 9.1 Update 3. For details on documentation updates, refer to the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools Net Change for Tools Documentation Library
Before you access JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Web client on the iPad, make sure the following prerequisites are met:
Verify supported releases of iPad and Safari Web browser for iOS. Access the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools 9.1.x Minimum Technical Requirements for Clients on My Oracle Support. See document 745831.1 (JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Minimum Technical Requirements Reference) on My Oracle Support:
Disable the pop-up blocker in the iPad settings for Safari.
To disable the Safari pop-up blocker on the iPad:
On the iPad, tap the Settings icon.
On Settings, scroll down and tap the Safari option.
On Safari, toggle the "Block Pop-ups" setting to the OFF position.
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.
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.
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.
This table contains descriptions of context-sensitive gestures that you can perform starting in the welcome page:
|Three-finger, swipe right||Access the next welcome page.|
|Double-tap (on welcome page)||Access an open application.|
This table contains descriptions of context-sensitive gestures that you can perform in the carousel:
|Tap and drag carousel||Moves carousel to left, right, top, or bottom of the screen.|
|Tap and hold (extended press) tile in carousel||Enables you to swap tiles.|
|Touch and drag tile in carousel||Moves a tile.|
|Tap tile in carousel||Opens a corresponding application, favorite, or report.|
|Tap tile caption||Enables you to view alternate the description.|
|Tap collapse or expand icons in carousel||Collapses or expands the carousel.|
(Available in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Release 220.127.116.11)
|Closes the carousel.|
This table contains descriptions of context-sensitive gestures that you can start from the navigation menu on the left side of the screen:
|Performs a close or cancel if one of these operations is on the form.|
(Available in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Release 18.104.22.168 with iOS 5)
|Performs a close or cancel if one of these operations is on the form.|
|Performs a find (search) if the Find operation is on the form.|
|Performs an add if the Add operation is on the form.|
Check mark swipe
|Performs a select or OK if one of these operations is on the form.|
|Tap and hold (extended press) drop-down menu||Displays context form.|
This table contains descriptions of context-sensitive gestures that you can perform starting in the form area:
|Three-finger, swipe left||If carousel is on the right side of the display, this opens the carousel.
If the carousel is on the left side of the display, this closes the carousel.
|Three-finger, swipe right||If the carousel is on the left side of the display, this opens the carousel.
If the carousel is on the right side of the display, this closes the carousel.
|Two-finger, single tap||Opens the Form Exit menu on a form.|
|Three-finger swipe right||If the carousel is on the right side of the display and closed, this scrolls through the carousel.
If the carousel is on the left side of the display and open, this scrolls through open applications.
This table contains descriptions of context-sensitive gestures that you can perform starting in the grid area of a form:
|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.|
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.
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 browser 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:
The Google Maps application must be installed on the iPad to support this functionality.
See the following Web site for guidelines on how to properly form a URL that launches the Google Maps Web site:
The following JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Web client features are not supported on the iPad:
Maximize button on the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Menu.
New Window button.
Import/Export Grid functions.
Copy and paste feature in a grid.
Drag and drop features.
Hot key support
JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Web client applications in Safari Web Browser on the iPad are not accessible for users with disabilities.
Edit mode in Rich Text Editor (RTE).
You cannot edit content in RTE.
Note:The edit mode in RTE is supported in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Release 22.214.171.124 and iPad with iOS 5.
Object linking and embedding (OLE) feature in the Media Object Viewer.
JD Edwards EnterpriseOne for iPad is an application you use to maximize the functionality of EnterpriseOne on the iPad. It is a native application you download from the Apple App Store, free of charge for EnterpriseOne users.
JD Edwards EnterpriseOne for iPad maximizes screen real estate and provides a navigation user interface optimized for the smaller and touch-enabled screen of a tablet when using the iPad to run EnterpriseOne.
To access JD Edwards EnterpriseOne for iPad, tap the EnterpriseOne icon on your iPad.
The first time you open JD Edwards EnterpriseOne for iPad, the following screen displays, where you will be prompted to enter the EnterpriseOne web server URL from which you are accessing EnterpriseOne. You can change this value at any time in the iPad's Settings application.
The following graphic shows EnterpriseOne in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne for iPad. Each feature is numbered and described in the list following the graphic:
Slide Out - Tap the Slide Out button in the upper left-hand corner to access the Fast Path and your EnterpriseOne Pages.
Personalization - Tap the Personalization button located in the upper-right corner to access the System Options, System Profile, and Preferences options.
Application - Tap the Application button located in the upper-right corner to access About, Help, and Logout options.
Page Flip - Tap the Page Flip button located in the bottom-right corner of the screen to display the Carousal tabs. You can swipe either left or right to move the Carousal tiles, or you can tap the corresponding tab to access the tiles.
See Accessing Carousal Container in the JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools Foundation Guide. Some functionality for the Carousal is not available for the iPad.
Refresh - Tap the refresh button to reload the screen contents.
You can upload existing photos and videos to EnterpriseOne records, or take new ones using the Camera located in JD Edwards EnterpriseOne for iPad. To add media objects to a record:
Tap the EnterpriseOne icon to open JD Edwards EnterpriseOne for iPad.
Open any application that supports media object by launching the application from the Fast Path, EnterpriseOne Page, or carousel tile.
Select a record to which you want to add a media object.
From Row Exit, tap Attachments.
The Media Object Viewer form displays.
Tap the File icon.
The Media Object Viewer Add - File form displays and a Camera icon will appear on the bottom toolbar.
Tap the Camera.
You can select 2 options:
Photo Library - Select this option to open iPad's library and select an existing photo or video. To select an existing photo or video, tap it.
Camera - Select this option to open iPad's Camera application and take new photos or videos. Take a new photo or video, and then tap the Use icon located on the bottom of the object. The photo or video is uploaded to the server and attached to the record in EnterpriseOne, but is not saved to the iPad.
In EnterpriseOne, tap Save to save your record with the media object.
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