Hide Business Objects from the Navigation Pane in Visual LANSA Framework
|Date:||8 December 2006|
|Product/Release:||Visual LANSA Framework EPC793|
|Abstract:||How to hide business objects from the Navigation Pane in a Framework Application|
|Submitted By:||LANSA Technical Support|
Visual LANSA Framework has a feature called "Allow Selection from Navigation Pane" which enables programmers to select which business objects to be visible or hidden at the Navigation Pane of a VLF application:
Uncheck this option if you do not want the business object to appear at the navigation pane.
Typically this option is unchecked for business objects that should not be directly selectable by themselves (objects with a relationship type Child in Instance List/Relationships tab). For example, an ORDER-ITEM business object may be defined in the Framework, but it is not something that would be directly selectable by a user. Normally an ORDER-ITEM would only be accessible via its parent business object ORDER.
For example, if you do not want the Business Object "Sections" is to be visible in the Navigation Pane:
Unchecked the option "Allow Selection from Navigation Pane" will enable the business object to be hidden:
To re-enable the business object, select the option again from the properties of the Framework Applications Menu option:
This feature is available for both Windows and Web Framework Applications.