Modify a Layout

The Components panel displays components in a tree-like hierarchy as they appear in the layout. You can modify a layout in the following ways:

Click the layout tab of the layout you want to edit before continuing with any of the following procedures.

Add a Component

You can add a new component to your layout with the + Add Component button. A Toolbox panel will appear with three categories of components you can drag to your layout:

The following example demonstrates adding a Panel component to the top of the taskbar.

To add a component:

  1. While editing your app in Designer, in the Components panel, click + Add Component.

    If the + Add Component button is not visible, you are likely viewing your app's Services; click Components to view the components of your layout.

    The Toolbox panel appears.

  2. In the Toolbox panel, click the Layout tab.

  3. In the Toolbox panel, drag beside the Panel component to where you want to place it in the Components panel.

    The Panel component is added to your layout.

Remove a Component

You can remove a component in two ways:

To remove a component from the root of the Components panel:

  1. While editing your app in Designer, in the Components panel, begin dragging the component you want to remove upwards.

    The Remove Component section appears.

  2. Drag the beside the component you want to remove into the Remove Component section.

    If the component contains other components, you are asked to confirm whether you want to remove the component and all the components it contains, if so, click Yes, delete.

    The component is removed from your layout.

To remove a component while viewing its settings:

  1. While editing your app in Designer, in the Components panel, click the component you want to remove.

    The settings for that component appears.

  2. At the top right of the component panel, click .

    The component's configuration options menu appears.

  3. Click Remove Component.

    If the component contains other components, you are asked to confirm whether you want to remove the component and all the components it contains, if so, click Yes, delete.

    The component is removed from your layout.

Move a Component

You can move a component by dragging its drag handle to a different position.

The following procedure moves the Layers panel to the top of the taskbar.

To move a component:

  1. While editing your app in Designer, in the Components panel, find the Panel component titled Layers.

    In order to more easily understand the layout structure, click beside container components to collapse them.

  2. Click and drag beside the Layers panel to the position above the Search panel.

  3. Click FileSave.

    When you refresh the app in Geocortex Go, the Layers panel is now at the top of the taskbar.

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