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Web App user interface

Updated in 8.7

Basic elements of the Web App user interface are shown in the picture below.

The Web App contains the following elements:

Element Description

Menu Bar

Provides access to the navigation menu and quick access to frequently used data manipulation functions.

Module Menu

Provides quick access to the functions of the currently active component; may contain the drop-down list allowing you to switch between various visual representations of the grid data, called views.

INFO: For details on module menu, see Module Menu. For details on views, see Views and Working with views.

Navigation Menu

Provides quick access to all Alloy Navigator modules and components they contain.

INFO: For details on navigation menu, see Navigation Menu.


Displays records in a tabular form and provides numerous data presentation features; may contain Filter Row that allows you to perform quick filtering and grid footers that allow you to show summary statistics.

INFO: For details on Filter Row, see Filtering with the Filter Row. For details on grid footers, see Displaying summary statistics.

Preview Pane

Shows summary details for the record selected in the grid.

INFO: For details, see Hiding and showing the Preview Pane.

Workspace Pane

This is where you view and manage the data; may contain multiple tabs corresponding to components or records you are working with and the Group Panel allowing you to group grid columns.

INFO: For details on Group Panel, see Grouping records.