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Button link

Creating a Button Link

Allows the developer to create a link where the call to the other application will be done through a button.

In the type of links options, we will choose the Button Link. Choosing this option it will be possible to create a link to any other application.

Creating button link

List of applications

After selecting this option, The list of applications to what you want to create a link will be displayed.

This screen can be viewed in the following ways:

All:

In which is possible to see all the project’s applications. Example:

List all applications

By folder:

In which is possible to see the applications according to the folders in which each of them are.

List application folders

By type:

In which is possible to see the applications grouped by its respective types.

List application folders

Definition of Parameters

In this setting we are going to define the type of parameter that will be passed to the next application.

Parameter settings

We have two options at Type of Parameters, they are:

Fixed value:

This option allows the user to define a fixed value that will be used to the call of the next application.

No value:

This option allows to create the link without the need to send any parameter to the next application.

It is also possible to see a refresh button at its right side.Button Refresh

This button should be used when a new parameter is added to the target application, so the new parameter can be loaded in the current application to make the link.

Link properties

In this screen we will set the application display mode that will be called in the link.

There are five display options, they are:

Open in the same window:

When we use this option the target application will be displayed in the same window of the application, and the target application will have a back button so we can return to the previous application.

Open in another window:

When we use this option the target application will be displayed in other browser window, and the target application will have a exit button so we can close this window.

When we use this option the target application will be displayed in the same window of our application, however it will be displayed in a small window above the current application.

Open in the same window

When we use this option the target application will be displayed in the same window of the application, and the target application will have a back button so we can return to the previous application.

When we select this option, we can set the following options:

Same window

Exit URL for the target application:

Exit URL to the called form. If any value is defined, the return address (back button) will be the exit URL of the called form.

In this option we will inform a message that will be displayed when the mouse cursor is over the button with the link.

Open in another window

When we use this option the target application will be displayed in another browser window.

When we select this option, we can set the following options:

Another window

Exit URL for the target application:

Exit URL to the called form. If any value is defined, the return address (back button) will be the exit URL of the called form.

Close the form after an update:

Choosing the option Yes, the window will be closed after doing the update of a register.

Close the form after an insert:

Choosing the option Yes, the window will be closed after doing the insert of a register.

In this option we will inform a message that will be displayed when the mouse cursor is over the button with the link.

Open the application in a tab inside the menu:

Choosing the option Yes, the application will be open in a menu tab, when executed from a menu application, instead of opened in another browser window.

Choosing the option Yes, there are also some other settings to be displayed:

Other window yes

Title to the tab:

This option allows the developer to set a title to the tab that will be opened when used in a Menu application.

Hint to the tab:

This option allows the developer to set a message to be displayed when the mouse cursor is over the tab Menu.

Active tab icon:

This option allows the developer to set an icon to be displayed in the tab when used in a menu application.

Modal

When we use this option the target application will be displayed in the same window of the application, however she will be displayed in a small window above the current application.

When we select this option, we can set the following options:

Modal

Height:

Allows to set the Modal’s height.

Width:

Allows to set the Modal’s width.

Exit URL for the target application:

Exit URL to the called form. If any value is defined, the return address (back button) will be the exit URL of the called form.

Close the form after an update:

Choosing the option Yes, the window will be closed after doing the update of a register.

Close the form after an insert:

Choosing the option Yes, the window will be closed after doing the insert of a register.

In this option we will inform a message that will be displayed when the mouse cursor is over the button with the link.