There may be times when you want to update certain table fields of your database or activate some actions connected to such fields (like e-mail alerts, etc).
Custom Buttons are the subset of custom actions designed specifically to allow administrators to create buttons performing record updates or actions.
Here you can review some Custom Button examples:
Creating New Custom Buttons
To add the Custom button:
Setup link in the top right corner of the window.
Choose a necessary table and click a corresponding tab at the top of the window.
From the menu in the main frame select
New at the top of the actions list. The system will open the following form:
|Button Label||The |
|Notes||In the |
|Icon||This option allows to select icons for custom buttons. You have a choice of 900+ icons covering various subjects – actions, brands, file types, symbols, animals and a lot more. The Search box above will help you to narrow down the list of choices.|
|Category||Every button will be displayed on a view form. The |
|Highlight Color||Select a color to highlight the button on a form or/and in a view. When the button is displayed alone, its background matches selected color. When the button collapses into submenu, menu item’s background uses desaturated version of the color – just like active/inactive tabs do.|
|Confirmation Message||In this field you can write a text that will be displayed in the confirmation pop-up window, when the button is clicked. For example:|
|User Input||This property allows you to ask for a user input. If |