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Setting Component Properties for Fluid Components

Use the Component Properties, Fluid tab to set fluid component properties.

Image: Component Properties dialog box: Fluid tab

This example illustrates the options on the Fluid tab. You can find descriptions for the options after the example.

Component Properties dialog box: Fluid tab

Component Attributes

Field or Control

Definition

Fluid Mode

Indicates that the pages in this component are to be accessed in fluid mode. This is required for fluid rendering.

Layout Only

Select when testing the layout of the pages within the component. When selected the borders of all the group boxes on the page appear in different colors to illustrate the scope of each group box container.

Page Navigation in History

Select to record the navigation among the fluid pages for use with the Back button.

Small Form Factor Optimized

Select if the pages in the component have been designed specifically for optimum display and performance on a smartphone. If selected, this component will be available on small form factor devices. Otherwise, on small form factor devices, this component would not be available as a tile on the homepage, for example, but could still be accessed using the Navigator.

No System Header

Select if you have a custom header page that you want to display instead of the default, system header.

Enable Search Page

Select to enable search pages for the component, which, just like classic PIA applications, include the Find an Existing Value page, Add a New Value page, and Keyword Search page.

Header Toolbar Actions

Field or Control

Definition

Disable All Actions

Select to deselect all header toolbar actions. At runtime the system displays a header page toolbar containing no buttons.

Logout

Select for the Logout button to appear on the header toolbar.

Use to logout, or sign off, of the application, returning the user to the fluid login page.

Home

Select for the Logout button to appear on the header toolbar.

Returns the user to the default fluid homepage, as if they’ve just signed on.

Back

Select for the Back button to appear on the header toolbar.

Returns the user to the previous page.

Add To

Select for the Pin (Add To) button to appear on the header toolbar.

Enables a user to add a link to the component to the homepage or the Navbar or Favorites.

Notifications

Select for the Notifications button to appear on the header toolbar. Enabled by default.

The Notification button shows the list of notifications for the logged in user, such as events and notifications from AWE.

Use this option to disable notifications while within a specific component (exception to rule and also allows debugging).

The banner uses this option to determine whether to hide or show the notification button and to enable the appropriate JavaScript.

NavBar

Select for the NavBar button to appear on the header toolbar.

Note: For the current release, the NavBar is not supported for right-to-left languages, such as Arabic.

Search

Select for the Global Search button to appear on the header toolbar.

Enables free form search for content using the Search Framework.

Next in List

Select for the Next in List button to appear on the header toolbar.

Takes the user to the next search result on a search page.

Previous in List

Select for the Previous in List button to appear on the header toolbar.

Takes the user to the next search result on a search page.