Designing the Application

The Studio enables you to set and update application properties and to add and edit its views, and data providers.

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Unite UX Studio supports the following settings:

Application Settings

The Dashboard provides options for creating or deleting an application, editing its properties, and defining user roles. For more information on setting access rights and defining user roles, refer to the articles on authentication and authorization.

Editing Application Properties

  1. On the Dashboard, click the card (or list item) of the application to open the App Design page.
  2. Next to the application name, click the Settings icon to open the drop-down options list.
  3. Select Properties to open the Edit App dialog box.
  4. In Edit App, update the properties you want.
  5. Click Save to save or Cancel to discard your changes.

Deleting Applications

  1. On the Dashboard, go to the card (or list item) of the application.
  2. Click the Settings icon to open the drop-down options list.
  3. Select Delete.

Defining User Roles

  1. On the Dashboard, go to the card (or list item) of the application.
  2. Click the Settings icon to open the drop-down options list.
  3. Select Roles to open the Authorization Roles dialog box.
  4. In Roles, define a user role.
  5. Click Add Role to add the user role to the list below.
  6. Click Save to save or Cancel to discard your changes.

Importing Applications

Only Unite UX applications can be imported.

  1. On the Dashboard, select the Import App option to open the dialog box for selecting the location.
  2. Select the location of the project you want to import.
  3. Click Select Folder to confirm the import of the application. As a result, the Dashboard displays the card (or list item) for your imported project.

View Settings

Unite UX Studio provides settings for adding, editing, and deleting views.

Adding Views

  1. Click Add View. As a result, the Add View dialog box appears.
  2. In Name, provide the name of the view.
  3. (Optional) In Label, define the name of the view as it will appear in the menu and on the landing page of the generated application.
  4. (Optional) Click Roles to define the access rights for this view. For more information, refer to the article on authorization and roles.
  5. Click Add View to save the view properties and close the Add View dialog box. As a result the new view with its defined properties and available options are added.

Adding Views with the Unite UX Studio

Editing View Properties

  1. Click the Settings menu of the view to open the drop-down options list.
  2. Select Edit to open the Edit View dialog box.
  3. In Edit View, update the desired properties.
  4. Click Save to save or Cancel to discard your changes.

Deleting Views

  1. Click the Settings menu of the view to open the drop-down options list.
  2. Select Delete.

Duplicating Views

  1. Click the Settings menu of the view to open the drop-down options list.
  2. Select Duplicate to open the Duplicate View dialog box.
  3. In Duplicate View, update the properties you want.
  4. Click Save to save or Cancel to discard your changes.

Moving Views

  1. Click the Settings menu of the view to open the drop-down options list.
  2. Select Move to open the Move View dialog box.
  3. In Move View, update the properties you want.
  4. Click Move View to save or Cancel to discard your changes.

Reordering Views

The order of the views corresponds to the order in which they will be rendered by the application at runtime. To reorder the views, drag and drop them.

Data Provider Settings

The Studio provides settings for adding, editing, and deleting the data providers. For more information on handling the supported data services and setting their data sources, refer to the articles on data providers.

Adding Data Providers

  1. On the Dashboard, click the card (or list item) of the application to open the App Design page.
  2. On the App Design page, click Add Data Provider. As a result, the Add Data Provider dialog box appears.
  3. Select the type of data provider.
  4. In Name, provide the name of the data provider.
  5. Fill in the respective the properties depending on the Local, or Generic REST provider you selected.
  6. Click Add Data Provider to save the data provider properties and close the Add Data Provider dialog box. As a result, the App Design page displays the card for your new data provider with the properties you defined.

Adding Data Providers with the Unite UX Studio

Editing Data Provider Properties

  1. On the Dashboard, click the card (or list item) of the application to open the App Design page.
  2. On the App Design page, go to the card of the data provider whose properties you want to update.
  3. Click the Settings menu to open the drop-down options list.
  4. Select Properties to open the Edit Data Provider dialog box.
  5. In Edit Data Provider, update the properties you want.
  6. Click Save to save or Cancel to discard your changes.

Deleting Data Providers

  1. On the Dashboard, click the card (or list item) of the application to open the App Design page.
  2. On the App Design page, go to the card of the data provider you want to delete.
  3. Click the Settings icon to open the drop-down options list.
  4. Select Delete.
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