Module Menu

Introduced in 8.7

The module menu is a menu that provides access to context-specific actions and functions of the currently active component. The module menu is located at the top of the workspace pane of the Desktop App.

Depending on the module, this menu appears above the grid when you display Alloy Navigator component, at the top of the window when you open an object record or perform a workflow action. All inactive functions are grayed-out.

Grid's module menu

This type of menu may contain the following options:

  • Drop-down list enabling you to switch between various visual representations of the grid data (called as views) and work with views.

    INFO: For details of views, see Views and Working with views.

  • Shortcuts to standard actions that you use when working with records (for example, open, delete, and so on).

  • New sub-menu enabling you to create object records.

    INFO: For details on actions, see Performing workflow actions

  • Actions sub-menu enabling you to perform Step Actions specific for a particular component or an object record (for example, you can use the Assign to action for Work Orders).

    INFO: For details on actions, see Performing workflow actions

  • Filter box. This box enables you to apply the quick filter to the grid.

    INFO: For details on filters, see Using the Quick Filter.

Object record's module menu

This type of module menu usually enable you to perform standard functions with the object record (for example, print out the record, save or refresh the data), attach files, move up and down through object detail records, perform actions, etc.

INFO: For details on snippets, see Inserting snippets, Inserting date, time, and name.

INFO: For details on common actions, see Common actions.

Workflow actions' module menu

This type of module menu may contain some standard editor commands (for example, cut and paste) and the drop-down list allowing you to insert timestamps or snippets.

INFO: For details on snippets, see Inserting snippets, Inserting date, time, and name.