Configure the mobile navigator

Administrators define which application menus and modules are available on the mobile application navigator.

  1. On a desktop browser, navigate to System Mobile UI > Navigator Apps.
    Application menu
  2. Click New.
    New application
  3. Fill in the fields, as appropriate.
    Field Description
    Name Enter a name for the application menu.
    Order Enter a number to specify the order of the menu. For example, an entry of 100 would place this application menu before one with an Order entry of 200.
    Roles Click the lock icon to select the roles for this application menu. Only users with the designated roles can access the modules under this application menu.
    Active Select the check box to activate this application menu.
  4. Save the application menu.
    Note: Until you add at least one module, the new application menu does not appear on the mobile application navigator.
  5. Under Modules, click New.
    Mobile module form
  6. Fill in the fields, as appropriate.
    Field Description
    Name Enter a name for the module.
    Order Enter a number to specify the order of the module within the application menu. For example, an entry of 100 would place this module before one with an Order entry of 200.
    Application menu Displays the application menu from which you accessed this screen. Select a different application menu, if appropriate.
    Table Select the table for this module.
    Updated Displays the date and time when the module record is updated.
    Roles Click the lock icon and select the roles for this module. Only users with the designated roles can access this module.
    Active Select the check box to activate this module. Only active modules appear in the application menu.
    Filter Create a filter for identifying which fields this module uses from the selected Table.
    Path Enter a custom URL for the module in this format: type_of_link/table/parameters. You can also use the URL format, $__.do.
    Path Relative To Root Allows mobile navigator modules that link to desktop pages. Select this check box to use mobile URL in the Path field, such as $sp.do, $chat.do, or $vtb.do.
    Note: If you are creating a module for a map page, see the procedure specific to map pages.
  7. Save the module you just added.