Legacy: UI11 application navigator

The application navigator appears at the left of the interface and provides access to all available applications and modules.

Each application appears as a section in the application navigator denoted by an application label. The application navigator lists modules by name under each application label. Use the application navigator to quickly find information and services.

Figure 1. UI11 application navigator

Enter text in the navigation filter to show matching applications and modules. You can also use the navigation filter to quickly access a specific table. For more information, see Navigate directly to a table.

In the UI11 application navigator, an icon appears by each module. Administrators can customize the icons.

Legacy: Collapse or expand information in the UI11 application navigator

You can collapse or expand information in the application navigator to display only what you want to see.

Before you begin

Role required: none

About this task

You can collapse or expand information in the application navigator to display only what you want to see.

Procedure

Perform one of the following actions.
OptionDescription
Collapse or expand an application or application section Click the application or application section label
Collapse all applications Click the collapse all applications icon (Collapse all applications icon)
Expand all applications Click the expand all applications icon (Expand all applications icon)
Collapse or expand the application navigator In the Edge, click the toggle navigator icon (Toggle navigator icon)

Legacy: Switch perspectives in the UI11 application navigator

You can switch role perspectives to show different views of the application navigator.

About this task

A perspective filters the available applications by that role. For example, select ITIL to show only ITIL items such as Incidents, and filter out asset management items such as Asset Portfolio.

Note: Administrators can customize which perspectives are available and who can access them. For more information, see Create or modify a menu list.

Procedure

  1. In the application navigator, click the switch perspectives icon (Switch perspectives icon).
    This icon is available only if you have access to more than one perspective.
  2. Select a perspective.

Legacy: Modify or create a module icon

Modules in the UI11 application navigator have icons in addition to names. You can modify the icon that represents a module in UI11, or create the icon.

Before you begin

Role required: admin

About this task

Administrators can modify the icons for existing modules and define icons for new modules.

Figure 2. UI11 module icons
Note: If you change the icon for a base system module, your change is preserved during software updates.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to System Definition > Modules.
  2. Select the module for which you want to modify the icon.
  3. In the Image field, click the reference lookup icon (Reference lookup icon).
  4. Select the desired image file from the existing images.
  5. Click Update.
  6. Complete the following steps to create a new icon.
    Use a graphics software program to create an icon file with the following specifications.
    • Size: 16 X 16 pixels
    • File type: .png, .gif, or .jpg
    1. Upload the new icon to the database.
    2. In the application navigator, right-click the application name and select Edit Application.
    3. Personalize the Modules related list to add the Image field.
    4. Use the list editor to enter the file name (example, my_image.png).