The Desktop App is the primary graphical user interface to that provides technicians and administrators with access to components and functions.
Basic elements of a typical Desktop App window are shown in the picture below.
The Desktop App contains these elements:
|Menu Bar||Provides access to the main menu.|
|Standard Toolbar||Provides quick access to frequently used data manipulation functions.|
|GoTo Toolbar||Provides one-click access to any component of Alloy Navigator Express.|
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.
Displays records in a tabular form and provides numerous data presentation features; may contain Filter Row that allows you to perform quick filtering.
INFO: For details on Filter Row, see Filtering with the Filter Row.
Provides quick access to Alloy Navigator Express modules and components.
INFO: For details on Filter Row, see Sidebar .
|Preview Pane||Shows summary details for the record selected in the grid.|
|Status Bar||Displays status messages and other information about the component. For details, see Menus and toolbars.|
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.
You can customize the Desktop App to your liking. For details, see Customizing the Desktop App.