Designer Studio Settings
- 22 Jun 2022
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Designer Studio Settings
- Updated on 22 Jun 2022
- 7 Minutes to read
The Studio is the back-end interface of the product that is utilized by users to develop Designer Projects.
The Designer Studio Settings is a category under System > Settings that can adjust Designer Studio features and their configurations.
All available Designer Studio settings, their default values, and their functions are listed in the table below.
|Setting Location||Setting Name||Default Value||Description|
|All Designers||Enable Bulk Name Change Action||False||Toggles appearance of the Rename Data Type in Folder Designer Project action.|
|Hide Modifications Comments in History||True||Toggles appearance of details such as user name, datetime, etc. in a Designer Element's history upon save.|
|Require Comment on Save||False||Toggles requiring a comment upon saving a Designer Element.|
|Submit Step Help Requests||True||Toggles submitting step help requests via API calls to Decisions upon opening an empty step help information window.|
|Maximum Items in Lookup Lists||250||Prompts for item limit shown in Lookup Lists in the Flow Designer.|
|Disable Filtering For Administrators||False||Toggles if visibility rules apply to Administrator accounts.|
|Automatically Add Entities to Parent Folder's Module||True||Toggles automatically attaching a created items to its parent Folder's module.|
|Show Warning If Item Is Related To More Than X Other Rules and Flows||3||Prompts for minimum number of dependencies needed to trigger a warning about dependencies once the item updates.|
|Archive||Archive Old Versions On Save||True||Toggles storing a backup of an item upon save. Backups are found in the item's History Folder.|
|Ignore Versions Less Than Age||15 minutes||Prompts for a time limit that prevents backup creation if a new save occurs too recently from its most recent save.|
This is used to maintain meaningful backups by preventing duplicates.
|Designer Project||Show Default Folder View Page||True||Toggles the default view of a Designer Project.|
When set to False, the List view is shown by default.
|Default Page Type||Designer Project View||Allow selection of which Page of the Designer Folder loads by default once selected.|
|Designer Folder View||--||Designer Projects load the List Page by default.|
|Designer Project View||--||Designer Projects load the Folder View by default.|
|Designer Settings||Default [Designer Element] Template||Various||Allows selection of the default template for each respective Designer Element.|
|Check for newer versions in Repository||True||Toggles if the Repository checks their entities for newer versions.|
Only useful if the instance is a Repository.
|Entity Pickers||Show Parent Folder||True||Toggles appearance of [Parent Folders] in the Flow Designer Toolbox found under Designer Entities > Forms [Interaction].|
|Show Root Folder||True||Toggles appearance of [Root Folder] in the Flow Designer Toolbox under Designer Entities > Forms [Interaction].|
|Show Current Folder||True||Toggles appearance of [Current Folder] in the Flow Designer Toolbox under Designer Entities > Forms [Interaction].|
|Export History Folder Contents||Export History Folder||False||Toggles including the History folder when exporting a project.|
|Export Comments||False||Toggles including comments from the History folder when exporting a project.|
|Export Documents||False||Toggles including documents from the History folder when exporting a project.|
|Export Backups||False||Toggles including backups from the History folder when exporting a project.|
|Export Assignments||False||Toggles including assignments from the History folder when exporting a project.|
|Export Unit Tests||True||Toggles including unit tests from the History folder when exporting a project.|
|Flow Debug Default||Remember to the Recent List||True||Toggles saving input data entered when debugging a flow as sample data.|
Once saved, this sample data is visible in the Side Panel of the Flow Designer.
|Flow Designer||Clear Flow Data On Exception||False||Toggles clearing Flow data once an exception occurs.|
When set to True, a Flow needs to set its Clear Policy On Exception setting in the Flow Designer to either YES or Use Default to function.
|HTML Designer||Link Type||Cornered||Allows selection of the default link's appearance in the Flow Designer.|
|Step Shape||DarkIcon||Allows selection of the default step's shape in the Flow Designer.|
|Jump Lines||True||Toggles whether connected lines in the Flow Designer jump over each other.|
|Avoid Nodes||True||Toggles avoiding other nodes in the Flow Designer while connecting two nodes.|
|Validation Style||Validation Outline||Surround||Allows selection of the default validation outline on a Form.|
|Validation Display||IconAndText||Allows selection of the default validation display type on a Form.|
|Break||Background and Border Color||blank||Allows selection of the background and border colors for fatal aka break validations on a Form.|
|Warning||Background and Border Color||blank||Allows selection of the background and border colors for warning validations on a Form.|
|No Issue||Display No Issue Validation||False||Toggles configuring default settings for no validations i.e. when removing a validation error from the Form.|
|Grid||Can Add Columns||False||Toggles ability to add columns to a Report at runtime.|
|Show Group Field Name||Not On Single Grouping||Allows selection of when group names are shown on Reports.|
|Not On Single Grouping||--||Reports display group names if the Report does not use single grouping.|
|Never||--||Reports will never display group names.|
|Always||--||Reports may always display group names.|
|Icon Type||Circle||Allows selection of the default icon for Reports.|
|Row Left/Right Click Action Type||Show Slider/Show Actions||Allow selection of default left click/right click action type for Reports.|
|Show Slider||--||Clicking expands the Slider menu to display the item's details, actions, properties, and tags.|
|Show Actions||--||Clicking expands the Action menu for the items in the Report.|
|Default Action||--||Clicking activates the default assigned action.|
|No Actions||--||Clicking does not activate any actions; nothing happens.|
|Selected Rows Style||Left Side Indicator||Allows selection of the default appearance of a selected row in Reports.|
|Enable Row Numbering||True||Toggles enumerating rows in Reports.|
|Enable Grouping||True||Toggles grouping columns in Reports.|
|Enable Sorting||True||Toggles sorting columns in Reports.|
|Enable Grid Stretch Mode||False||Toggles ability to enter Grid Stretch Mode in Reports.|
|Report Row Numbering||Reset on Every Page on Report||Allows selection of how rows are numbered during pagination.|
|Reset on Every Page of Report||--||Row numbers are contained within their Report page.|
|Continue Numbers on Report||--||Row numbers persist between Report pages.|
|Show Selected Row Indicator||False||Toggles appearance of row indicator in Reports.|
|Importing||Approve Importing||True||Toggles creating import assignments once an import error occurs.|
When both this setting and the Assign Task When Importing Missing Folder Structure in the Portal Settings are set to True, then the import assignments are sent to the groups specified in the Approve Import By Group setting.
When this setting is set to False while the other is set to True, then the import assignments are sent to the Administrators group.
|Approve Import By Group||blank||Allow selection of which groups receive import assignments when the Approve Importing setting is True.|
|Inline Page Designer||Restrict Inline Page Editing||False||Toggles restricting inline page editing.|
When True, only groups specified in the Restrict To Groups can perform this.
|Integration with Database||Groups Can Create Connection||Designers, Administrators||Allows selection of which user groups can create a connection string.|
|Groups Can See Connection String||Designers, Administrators||Allows selection of which user groups can see any connection strings.|
|Owner||Set Creator as Owner||True||Toggles if the creator of an entity is automatically set as its owner. Owners receive notifications whenever their owned entities are ran, edited, or deleted.|
|Notify Owner on Changes||True||Toggles if owners receive notifications when any changes occur to their entities.|
|Query Editor||Allow Designers to Use Query Editor||False||Toggles whether an account in the default Designer group can access the Query Editor.|
|Report Designers||In-Memory Data Pagination||False||Toggles loading Report Data in memory.|
When set to True, set a Report's Use Paging setting to True and In-Memory Data Pagination to Default in the Report Designer settings.
|Report Viewer||Allow Edit Report Button in Header||True||Toggles displaying the Edit button under the Configuration dialog of Report Viewer.|
|Rule Designer||List Rule Constant Values Over||10||Prompts for a total of passed items that, if exceeded, a Statement Rule will not display its value. Instead, it will display "[#] items. View Mapping for values".|
|Show Case Sensitive Indicator in Rule Text||False||Toggles checking case sensitivity in the Statement Rule Designer.|
|Run Unit Tests||Email Addresses to Notify on Broken Tests||blank||Prompts for an email address that the server will notify once a broken unit test occurs.|
|Run Unit Tests after Designer Saved||False||Toggles automatically running associated unit tests after saving in a Visual Designer.|
|All Unit Tests Execution||Daily||False||Toggles running all unit tests daily at a specified hour to routinely test all process functionality.|
|After Import||False||Toggles running all unit tests after importing a project to ensure the imported project executes correctly in the new environment.|
|Flow to Run after All Unit Tests Execution||After Unit Test Execution Completed||Allows selection of a Flow to run after all unit test executions finish.|
|State Colors||Default 1-16||Various||Allows selection of default colors for states seen in the Set State step and in a Process Folder's timeline.|
|Studio Settings||Studio Slogan||Decisions Studio||Prompts for title of Studio.|
|Studio WebPage Title||Decisions Studio||Prompts for the webpage title of Studio displayed on the browser tab.|
|Studio Logo||blank||Prompts for the logo of the Studio.|
|System Folder||Studio Only||Allows selection of which user interfaces can display the System folder.|
|Studio Only||--||The System Folder can only appear in the Studio.|
|Studio and User Portal||--||The System Folder can appear in both the Studio and Portal.|
|Export Actions||Studio Only||Allows selection of which user interfaces show the Export action.|
|Audit Actions||Studio Only||Allows selection of which user interfaces show the See Audit History action under the Manage category for an Entity.|
|Get ID Actions||Studio Only||Allows selection of which user interfaces to show the Get ID action for an Entity.|
|Integration Actions||Studio Only||Allows selection of which user interfaces to show the Integration action for an Entity.|
|Project Documentation Template||blank||Prompts for adding a custom NVelocity Template into the instance.|
This template can be used in steps like Generate Report For Module Name to generate a ProjectReport.html that displays entity data.
|Hide My Apps Folder In Studio||False||Toggles visibility of the My Apps folder.|
|User Defined Type||Add Member Category||Entity [User Defined]||Prompts for a new name for the action of adding data into an Entity. This action then exists under the All > Add folder action category.|
For further information on Settings, visit the Decisions Forum.
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