Page Control Glossary
  • 19 Jul 2022
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Page Control Glossary

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Overview 

The Toolbox tab in the Page Designer provides a host of options for designing and configuring Pages for their environment, as desired.

Through use of Page controls, users are able to facilitate such needs as dynamic data display, brand identity, navigation, and more. The following document serves the purpose of describing each control and category provided to users through the Toolbox tab as well as their location within the Folder Tree


Favorites 

The FAVORITES by default contains eight of the most commonly used Page controls.

If desired this section can be expanded by hovering over any Page Component and clicking the gray star to Add to Favorites

Additionally, components may be Unfavorited or Configured by selecting the star of any component within the FAVORITES category. 


Actions

The ACTIONS category provides controls related to adding Actions to a Page as well as controls pertaining to custom Action Bars and Folder Action Bars

ComponentDescription
Flows > Run Flow as Button/Image/LinkAdds a Flow to the Page as a Button/Image/Link.
Portal > Run Action as Button/Image/LinkAdds default Portal Actions to the Page.
Run Current Folder Action as Button/Image/LinkAdds Current Folder Actions to the Page.
Service Catalog 
Provides access to the Decisions Service Catalog including the Administration Service, Default, and General services, on a Page. 
Actions BarAn Actions Bar contains buttons that perform an action or open a menu. An Actions Bar can be configured with primary and secondary actions.
Folder Actions
Shows Actions that are associated with tasks performed in the folder, allowing different button types for styling purposes.
Folder Actions Bar
Shows Actions that are associated with tasks performed in the folder.

Data

The DATA category provides various controls that pertain to adding displaying and adding data to a Page

ComponentDescription
Add CommentAdds a Comment to the Folder the Page is on.
Add DocumentAdds a Document to the Folder the Page is on.
Display HTMLA way to view HTML on a Page.
Document ViewerShows all files except Microsoft file types (doc, docx, excel, etc).
Folder Viewer
Displays Reports within a Folder.
LabelA way to put information on a Form that is not interactive.
Rich Text DisplayGives the designer the opportunity to change font type, color, size, alignment, copy, paste, insert an image, create a table.
Scratch PadGives the end-user the opportunity to change font type, color, size, alignment, copy, paste, insert an image, create a table. Saves as a Comment.

Advanced

ComponentDescription
AppStoreAdds the Decisions App Store to a Page
Date Range FilterApplies Date Range Filter to Page
Designer Folder FilterSearch filter for the Designer Folder
Designer Folder ViewerDisplays everything within the Designer Folder in the Tile Layout. Can sort and search through this viewer.
FeaturesAdds the Features view to the page. Shows Installed and Not Installed Modules.
Image ViewerDisplays selected image at runtime.
Service CatalogAdds the Service Catalog to the Page.
System InformationDisplays System Information: Version number, Portal Base URL, DB name, etc. 

Current

The CURRENT subcategory provides controls related to data for the present Decisions session

ComponentDescription
Current TimeDisplays the current Time value. 
Current UserDisplays current user's Email Address. 

Data Controls

The DATA CONTROLS subcategory provides controls relating to dynamic data population

ComponentDescription
Data LabelDynamically populate a label using Data Name
Image (Folder Data)Dynamically populate an image using Data Name
Rich TextboxDynamically populate a Rich Text Box using Data Name
Save ButtonSaves Folder Data
Text BoxDynamically populate a Text Box using Data Name

Folder

The FOLDER subcategory provides controls related to providing data pertaining to a specified Folder

ComponentDescription
Assignments ViewDisplays Assignments 
Folder Activity PanelGives users an audit trail of the states and comments a folder has gone through. The folder activity panel can only be used with Flow Execution Extensions, Case Entities, Entities with process folders, and folder extensions.
Folder Header DataDisplays the Folder Name and Description.
Folder Horizontal TimelineShows previous states, current states, and future states of a Folder. Can only be used with Flow Execution Extensions, Case Entities, Entities with process folders, and folder extensions.
Folder Timeline GaugeShows the percentage complete of a timeline. Can only be used with Flow Execution Extensions, Case Entities, Entities with process folders, and folder extensions. 
Resources ViewCreate and display an Entity Report, add resources/documents to the Folder.
State LabelDisplays Current State
State TimelineShows previous states, current states, and future states of a process. Can only be used with Flow Execution Extensions, Case Entities, Entities with process folders, and folder extensions.
Tag BrowserShows all items with tags.
Tags ViewAdds tags to the current page. 

Google

The GOOGLE subcategory provides controls that provides Google search capabilities to the applied to Page

ComponentDescription
Google Map SearchText box with a Search button that opens Google Map Results in a new window.
Google SearchText box with a Search button that opens Google Search Results of the typed text in a new window.

Page

The PAGE subcategory provides controls related to data of a specified Page

ComponentDescription
Page Data ViewerDisplays a Page within a Page via Page Name or Page ID.

Property Grid 

The PROPERTY GRID subcategory provides controls that allow users to add a Property Grid Editor to a Page

ComponentDescription
Property Grid Editor Provides a Property Grid Editor for the Page. 

Data Types

The DATA TYPES category provides controls relating to Case Entities.

ComponentDescription
Case EditorConfigure states and Flows for the Case Entity process.
Runtime CaseShows all history of the Folder the Page is attached to, also able to add comments to the folder.

Designer Entities

The DESIGNER ENTITIES > FLOWS category provides controls allow users to implement the use of Flows onto their Page

ComponentDescription
Flow Run PartAllows the user to run a Flow from within the allotted Page space.
Run AssignmentsRuns and displays Assignments from a selected Report.
View FlowCan only be used on Flow Tracking Folders

Images

The IMAGES category provides controls that allow users to add images to their Pages; these include preexisting ones within the Decisions Installation as well as by offering the ability to add a custom image. 

ComponentDescription
ImageAllows users to add images from the Decisions Icon library,  from a File, or via URL.

JS controls

The JS CONTROLS category provides users a control that offers the ability to implement custom JavaScript into a Page.

ComponentDescription
Custom JavaScript Control NameCustom Page Controls using JavaScript can be created and then loaded into Decisions.

Layouts

The LAYOUTS category provides users multiple controls that can be used to customize the visual layout of their Page

LayoutDescription
CanvasBlank Layout, free to place Components on the Page in any place.
Grid LayoutFixed containers to house Page Components, can be stacked upon each other.
Header ContainerA grid with a header section and a content section is separated by a border.
Horizontal Split PanelResizable control allows designers to adjust the size of two columns.
Horizontal StackPreserve white space but hide components if necessary, can stack controls horizontally.
Responsive GridAllows designers to define max and min widths.
Scroll PanelCreates a scroll bar if the components on the Page are larger than the Page itself.
Tab ContainerCreates tabs to allow multiple Pages within one Dashboard.
Vertical Split PanelA resizable layout allows designers to adjust the size of two rows.
Vertical StackPreserve white space but hide components if necessary, can stack components vertically.

The NAVIGATION category provides controls pertaining to navigating both throughout and externally of the environment. 

ComponentDescription
Navigate To as Button/Image/LinkFolder Navigation buttons are interactive actions that will navigate the end-user to the configured Folder contents once selected on a Page/Dashboard.
Folders BarAllows the ability to add a custom Folders Bar to a Page. 
Incremental Search Provides an incremental search bar; this component allows Designers to dictate which DataTypes are searchable on the Page. 
Navigate To Folder Navigates to the user designated Folder. 
Navigate To Parent Folder Navigates to the Parent Folder of the current Page. 
Navigate To Parent Process Navigates to the Parent Process Folder of the current Page. 
Navigation Tree PartProvides a copy of the Decisions Studio's Folder Tree. 
Open Child Tab Button Provides a Button that opens the Page in separate tab. 
Open URLProvides a clickable Button, Link, or Image that opens a designated URL; this URL can be configured to open in a new tab. 
Refresh Page Provides a clickable Button, Link, or Image that refreshes the Page containing the component. 
Run FlowProvides a clickable Button, Link, or Image that runs a Flow on selection. 

Reports

The REPORTS category provides the ability to implement Reports into a Page

ComponentDescription
Entity ScrollerA component that scrolls through a tile view of the selected report.
MatrixAdds a Matrix view of a Report.
Report ViewerShows a Report.
Rich Text Report ViewShows the Rich Text view of a Report.
Text Report ViewShows the Text view of a Report.

Existing Reports > [Folder Name]

Charts will appear here if the Report is configured to have these different views. 

ComponentDescription
Run Report as Button/Image/LinkWill open a report on the selection of the Button/Image/Link.
Data ViewAdds an interactive view of the selected report to a Page.

Charts

The CHARTS category provides various Charts that may be applied to a Page.

ComponentDescription
AreaAdds an Area Chart based on a Grouped Report.
BarsAdds a Bar Chart based on a Grouped Report.
BubblesAdds a Bubble Chart based on a Grouped Report.
BulletsAdds a Bullet Chart based on a Grouped Report.
Chart LegendAdds a Chart Legend based on a Chart added to the Page.
ColumnsAdds a Columns Chart based on a Grouped Report.
LinesAdds a Line Chart based on a Grouped Report.
Mixed BarsAdds a Mixed Bar Chart based on a Grouped Report.
PieAdds a Pie Chart based on a Grouped Report.
RingAdds a Ring Chart based on a Grouped Report.
Simple BarsAdds a Simple Bar Chart based on a Grouped Report. 
Stacked BarsAdds a Stacked Bar Chart based on a Grouped Report.
WinLoss BarsAdds a WinLoss Chart based on a Grouped Report.

Tiles

The TILES category provides controls relating to Tiles so that a Designer may display dynamic content, and/or other Designer Elements such as Flows, Forms, etc...

ComponentDescription
Diagram TileDiagram Tiles are a way to capture data and present it in an attractive manner using info-graphics.
Form TileForm Tiles are utilized to leverage Decisions Forms onto a dashboard.
Simple TileDisplays mapped data on a Page with background color and styling.
Simple TilesDisplays mapped data on a Page with background color and styling; this component is for use with multiple Simple Tiles. 

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