Contextual development edit messages

The platform displays a message whenever a user attempts to edit an application artifact belonging to a different application.

Figure 1. Application context edit message

This message can be used to:

  • Open the application to which the current configuration record belongs.
  • Open the application of the currently selected application in the application picker.
  • Temporarily switch to the application to which the current configuration record belongs and edit it.
Note: The system returns you to the current application context after you save or cancel out of the record.

The system also displays a message when a user attempts to configure a list or form layout while working from another application scope.

Figure 2. Application context edit message for form layout or design

The message provides a list of valid options:

  • Edit the current section by temporarily switching to the application that owns it.
  • Create a new section in the current application context.
  • Create a new view in the current application context.
Note: The system returns you to the current application context after you save or cancel out of the record.