Defining Image Properties

This topic discusses how to:

  • Define dynamic images for a page element.

  • Define static images for a page element.

Understanding Defining Image Properties

You can define image properties when working with the following page elements:

  • Image/static text.

  • URL.

  • Action sheet.

  • Push button.

You can use define static or dynamic images.

To define a static image use the Image Selector page to select an image from the database. To specify a dynamic image you use the Select Primitive page to select a primitive element defined in PeopleSoft document defined for the layout.

Using the Image Properties Box

The Image Properties box appears on the properties page for those element for which you can define images.

Image: Image Properties (Dynamic image properties)

This example illustrates the fields and controls on the Image Properties box when defining dynamic image properties. You can find definitions for the fields and controls later on this page.

Image Properties (Dynamic image)

The previous example shows the default view of the Image Properties box. This view features the fields and controls to define a dynamic image.

Click the Select Primitive link to access the Select Primitive page to select a primitive element for the image.

Image: Image Properties (Static image properties)

This example illustrates the fields and controls on the Image Properties box when defining static image properties. You can find definitions for the fields and controls later on this page.

Image Properties (Static image)

The previous example shows the fields and controls on the Image Properties box when defining static image properties. When you select the Add Image box, the Image Selector link appears. Click the link to access the Image Selector page to select an image defined in the database.

Field or Control

Definition

Add Image

Select the box to define a static image.

Image Selector

This link appears after you select the Add Image box.

Click the link to access the Image Selector page to select an image from the database.

Image Name

Displays the name of the image selected using the Image Selector page.

After you select an image using the Image Selector page, a thumbnail of the image appears to the right of the image name.

Select Primitive

Click the link to access the Select Primitive page to select a dynamic image for the page element.

The primitives available to select are those defined in the PeopleSoft document defined for the layout.

Element Name

Displays the name of the primitive element selected using the Select Primitive page.

Defining Dynamic Image Properties

To define a dynamic image for a page element property:

  1. Access the page element properties pageAccessing Page Element Properties

  2. In the Image Properties box, click the Select Primitive link.

    The Select Primitive page appears.

  3. Select the primitive to which the image you want to use is mapped.

  4. Click the OK button.

The properties page for the page element appears and the name of the element appears in the Element Name field.

Defining Static Image Properties

To define a static image for a page element property:

  1. Access the page element properties pageAccessing Page Element Properties

  2. In the Image Properties box, select the Add Image box.

    The Image Selector page appears.

  3. Select an image.

  4. Click the OK button.

The properties page for the page element appears. The name of the image appears in the Image Name field and a thumbnail of the image appears next to the name.