Assigning Additional Template Pagelets to a Menu Item


Concept


Steps:

  1. Begin by navigating to the Assign Template Pagelets page.

     

    Click the Portal Administration link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Context link.

    Step 2
  3. Click the Assign Template Pagelets link.

    Step 3
  4. Click the Add a New Value tab.

    Step 4
  5. Enter the desired information into the Portal Object Name field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "PSU_COURSE_GBL"
    .

    Step 5
  6. Click the Add button.

    Step 6
  7. Use the Assign Template Pagelets page to assign related content template pagelets to menu items.

     

    Notice that two pagelets are already assigned to this menu item; these are the default template pagelets. On this page, the portal administrator can also remove template pagelets that were assigned by default.

     

    In this example, you will add two additional template pagelets to this menu item. The second template pagelet will be added with key sensitivity, meaning that when users view the page and menu frame, different content will display in the pagelet depending on the value of the key field.

    Step 7
  8. In this example, add the first additional template pagelet.

     

    Click the Add Row button.

    Step 8
  9. Click the Template Pagelet Name button.

    Step 9
  10. Click an entry in the Template Pagelet Name column.

    Step 10
  11. Click in the SeqNum field.

    Step 11
  12. Use a sequence number lower than the one used for the Menu pagelet so that the Menu pagelet appears at the bottom of the menu frame.

     

    Enter the desired information into the SeqNum field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "1"
    .

    Step 12
  13. In this example, add a second additional template pagelet.

     

    Click the Add Row button.

    Step 13
  14. Click the Template Pagelet Name button.

    Step 14
  15. Click an entry in the Template Pagelet Name column.

    Step 15
  16. Use a sequence number lower than the one used for the Menu pagelet so that the Menu pagelet appears at the bottom of the menu frame.

     

    Enter the desired information into the SeqNum field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "2"
    .

    Step 16
  17. Go to the Template Pagelet Options page to set key sensitivity.

     

    Click the Options link.

    Step 17
  18. Use the Template Pagelet Options page to assign key sensitivity and minimization options to the menu item and template pagelet combination.

    Step 18
  19. Click in the Field Name field.

    Step 19
  20. Enter the name of a search key field used on the transaction page.

     

    Enter the desired information into the Field Name field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "COURSE"
    .

    Step 20
  21. Click the OK button.

    Step 21
  22. Click the Save button.

    Step 22
  23. Optionally, you can navigate to the transaction page to verify that the additional template pagelets appear when viewing that page.

     

    Click the Home link.

    Step 23
  24. Click the Courses link.

    Step 24
  25. Click the Course Definition link.

    Step 25
  26. The Related Contacts pagelet and the Related Information pagelet are now associated with the Course Details page and appear in the menu frame.

    Step 26

You have completed assigning additional template pagelets to a menu item.

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