Creating and Editing Custom Centers

You can create custom centers that you apply to custom roles. You can then edit the center, for example, to create tabs and links for the custom center, define the order of tabs, and translate labels.

You can customize centers only if the Custom Records feature is enabled.

See the following sections:

Creating a Custom Center

To create a custom center:

  1. Go to Customization > Centers and Tabs > Centers > New.

  2. In the Label field, enter a name for the center.

  3. In the ID field, enter an internal ID for the center, if required.

  4. Click Save.

Entering Translation Labels for a Custom Center

After you create and save a custom center, you can edit the center to define translated labels.

To translate labels in a custom center:

  1. On the Centers list page, click Edit next to the center for which you want to define translations.

  2. On the Translation subtab, enter the translated labels.

  3. Click Save.

For more information about translating languages, see Configuring Multiple Languages.

After you create a custom center, you can create the tabs and links to appear in the center. You can create a custom tab from the following locations:

Changing the Order of Tabs in a Custom Center

From the Centers page, you can change the order of the tabs in a custom center. The definition page for the center lists the tabs in the order in which they are displayed. To change the order, select a tab listing and drag it to another place in the order. Or select a tab listing and click Move to Top or Move to Bottom.

Managing Centers with SuiteCloud Development Framework (SDF)

You can use SuiteCloud Development Framework (SDF) to manage custom centers as part of file-based customization projects. For information about SDF, see SuiteCloud Development Framework Overview. You can use the Copy to Account feature to copy an individual custom center to another of your accounts. Each custom center page has a clickable Copy to Account option in the upper right corner. For information about Copy to Account, see Copy to Account Overview.

Related Topics

Custom Centers
Creating Center Tabs
Creating Center Categories
Creating Center Links
Assigning a Custom Center to a Custom Role

General Notices