Additional controls

Design module Elements

1. Group for additional controls

With this element, multiple additional controls can be grouped together in one container. The required additional controls can be selected in the element's properties dialog.

2. Group for additional controls (Mobile devices)

The same as the Group for additional controls but designed for mobile devices.

3. Login button

This additional control will be shown in the browser as a link with which a user can log in to or out of the portal. If the user is already logged in, they also have the option of changing their password here.

4. Share messages

Displays the number of new notifications from Intrexx Share.

5. Share messages (Mobile devices)

The same as Share messages but designed for mobile devices.

6. Logout button

With this additional control, a user can log out of the portal.

7. Language switch

The language switch shows the portal languages as links in the browser. When the user clicks on a link, the portal language will switch to the selected language. For more information click here.

8. Language switch drop-down list

Like the Language switch but this control allows the desired language to be chosen from a drop-down list.

9. Language switch drop-down list (Mobile devices)

The same as Language switch drop-down list but designed for mobile devices.

10. Locale switch

The locale switch shows the portal languages as links in the browser. When the user clicks on a link, the portal format will switch to the selected format. For more information click here.

11. Locale switch drop-down list

The same as the Locale switch but shown as a drop-down list.

12. Locale switch drop-down list (Mobile devices)

The same as the Locale switch drop-down list but designed for mobile devices.

13. Sitemap

Clicking this additional control will load the sitemap for all menu items and applications in the Portal and application area. Via the sitemap, the user can navigate to specific menu items or applications which they have permission to access. With this additional control, a user can search the entire portal for specific terms. Click here for more information about the search element.

15. Favorites

Favorites that have been added to the Favorites portlet can be selected via a drop-down list with this additional control. Once a favorite has been selected, the corresponding page will open. If the Favorites portlet does not contain any favorites, this control will be hidden.

16. Layout switch

This additional control displays the names of all published portal layouts as links. Users can switch to a different layout by clicking on the corresponding link.

17. Layout switch drop-down list

Like the Layout switch but the layouts can be selected from a drop-down list.

18. Layout switch (only desktop layouts)

This control can only be used for desktop layouts. If the layout should be used on mobile devices, please use the Layout switch (Mobile devices) control.

19. User

Shows the first and last name of the current user.

20. Date

Shows the current date and time

21. Portal name

Shows the name of the portal

22. Hide menu

Hides all menus; only the application area will be shown. Shows the path from the start page up to the current location in the portal.

24. Application name

Shows the name of the application currently open.

25. Settings

The language, format and layout settings, and the password, can be changed here. Elements from the hidden area of an application page can be shown or hidden here. Alternatively, the shortcut ALT + h can also be used.

26. Logout button (Mobile devices)

Like the Logout button but designed for mobile devices. With this additional control, the user can navigate to the top of the page in the mobile device.

28. Sitemap (Mobile devices)

Like the Sitemap but designed for mobile devices.

29. Layout switch (Mobile devices)

Like the Layout switch but designed for mobile devices.

30. Default layout (Mobile devices)

Like the Default layout but designed for mobile devices. Like the Breadcrumb trail but designed for mobile devices.

32. Language switch (Mobile devices)

Like the Language switch but designed for mobile devices.

33. Locale switch (Mobile devices)

Like the Locale switch but designed for mobile devices.

34. Change password

This control shows a link to change the password.

All additional controls for mobile devices do not contain tables and will be shown correctly even if JavaScript is switched off.

35. Element settings




Click here for more information about the general settings in this dialog.

Other options

A VM file forms the basis of every additional control. The respective VM file is stored in the portal directory internal/system/vm/html/actioncontrol.

VM name

Displays the name of the VM file.

36. More information

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