Using the Navigation Pagelets


Concept


Steps:

  1. The menu pagelet is set up in a navigation hierarchy. When you click a level to expand it, the next level is displayed and highlighted.

     

    Click the Campus Community link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Personal Information link.

    Step 2
  3. There are two types of levels displayed for this folder. The levels with the arrows next to them expand further to show additional levels. The level displayed as a hyperlink is the lowest level. When you click a hyperlink, a component will display to the right of the menu pagelet.

    Step 3
  4. There are several links listed here. If you want more information about a folder or link in the menu pagelet, you can roll your mouse over it to view a call out that describes the purpose.

     

    Point to the Add/Update a Person link.

    Step 4
  5. Notice the call out that describes the purpose of the link.

    Step 5
  6. Click the Biographical link.

    Step 6
  7. You click a link to open a component. When opening a component, a search page is generally displayed first.

     

    Click the Emergency Contacts link.

    Step 7
  8. Notice that the Emergency Contacts search page is displayed to the right of the menu pagelet.

    Step 8
  9. You can collapse the menu pagelet to display more of the page in the window.

     

    Click the Collapse button.

    Step 9
  10. You can collapse and expand the menu pagelet at any time.

     

    Click the Expand button.

    Step 10
  11. Click the vertical scrollbar.

    Step 11
  12. Use the Search field to search for a registered content reference within the system. You enter the name of the page you want to find, and press Enter or click the Search button. This action opens the Search page displaying the results.

    Step 12
  13. Click the Personal Information link.

    Step 13
  14. In addition to the menu pagelet, PeopleSoft applications include navigation pages, which serve as alternatives to the menu pagelet. These navigation pages provide a user-friendly navigation tool in the form of task-driven pages that provide intuitive access to pages needed to complete your business processes. These navigation pages can be configured to incorporate the use of icons to further increase your ability to intuitively navigate through tasks.

    Step 14
  15. There are two types of navigation displayed in this navigation page. The Add/Update a Person section displays a link to a component.

    Step 15
  16. The other sections show folders. In these sections, the links that are contained in the folder as also displayed. Up to four links are displayed. If there are more than four, you can click the n More... link to view the additional links.

    Step 16
  17. You can also click the folder to expand it to view all the links on one page. You can click either the link or the icon to expand the folder.

     

    Click the Biographical button.

    Step 17
  18. Components are associated with the lowest level of the hierarchy. You can click either the link or the icon to access the component.

     

    Click the Emergency Contacts button.

    Step 18
  19. The Emergency Contacts search page is displayed.

    Step 19

In summary, it is easy to navigate in your PeopleSoft application by expanding and collapsing the hierarchy to get to the desired pages.

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