Common UI elements This page lists common UI elements for the standard user interface. Log in to an instanceEach ServiceNow instance has a unique, secure web address. The base URL for each instance has the default format: https://<instancename>.service-now.com. Application navigatorThe application navigator, or left navigation bar, provides access to all applications and the modules they contain, enabling users to quickly find information and services.The EdgeThe Edge is a toolbar on the left side of the screen which provides quick access to features such as bookmarks and flyout windows. FormsA form displays information from one record in a data table.ListsA list displays a set of records from a table.Dot-walkingDot-walking provides access to fields on related tables from a form, list, or script.Use a slushbucketSlushbuckets allow you to select multiple items from a list of available items and to remove items from a list of selected items.Tree pickerThe tree picker is a special reference lookup that you can add as an attribute to a form.Condition builderA condition builder constructs a condition statement with a series of contextually generated fields. Condition builders are used in many operations, such as creating filters, administering surveys, and administering access control.Operators available for filters and queriesThe system provides a set of operators for use with filters, condition builders, and encoded queries. The data type of a field determines what operators are available for it.Activity streams in UI16 and UI15An activity stream is a list of entries in records and conversations. Examples of activity streams include journal fields like comments and work notes that display in task records and Connect Chat conversations.Installed components for UI pluginsThe following components are added with the user interface plugins.URL schemaUsers can navigate to a record or module directly by using a URL. This topic explains the URL schema by which the system renders pages.User presenceUser presence is a UI16 feature that lets you see who is online when you are working in an instance.TagsTags are text labels that you can associate with items like records and pages. Tags enable you to group and organize the items. Tags can be visible to any user (global), visible only to specific groups or users (shared), or visible to a single user (private).Keyboard shortcutsYou can use keyboard shortcuts to quickly perform common actions in the user interface.