Component Settings

You can change the settings that affect multiple components of a Geocortex Web (GXW) app. The settings for components are accessible from the Components panel, which appears when you create or open an app.

In Web Designer, you can use Pinpoint Search (CTRL+F) to easily find any component. The following section lists each component by its type, since component titles can be changed arbitrarily. To determine the type of a component, hover the mouse cursor over the component's icon in the Components panel.

Common Settings

Nearly all components have the following settings:

A component may have some of the following layout settings:

Some components are linked with one or more other components, as indicated by near the top of the panel of the component. Changing settings (other than layout settings) of such components may affect the configuration of components they are linked with. To see which components a component is linked with, click . If the linked component belongs to a different layout, the layout is also displayed.

Basemap Picker Settings

You can configure two kinds of basemaps for the user to select:

Basemap layers are typically drawn at the bottom of other layers, although a custom basemap may contain reference layers, which are drawn on top of all other layers.

To add an Esri basemap:

  1. In the Components panel, select Basemap Picker.

  2. In the Basemap Picker panel, click +Add Esri Basemap.

    The Esri Basemap window appears.

  3. In the Esri Basemap window, from the Basemap menu, select a standard Esri basemap.

  4. Click Submit.

    The Esri Basemap panel appears.

  5. In the Custom Basemap panel, you can set the following:

To add a custom basemap:

  1. In the Components panel, select Basemap Picker.

  2. In the Basemap Picker panel, click beside +Add Esri Basemap and click Add Custom Basemap.

  3. In the Custom Basemap window, set the following: 

  4. Click Submit.

    The Custom Basemap panel appears.

  5. In the Custom Basemap panel, set the following:

To edit a basemap:

  1. In the Components panel, select Basemap Picker.

  2. In the Basemap Picker panel, click the name of the basemap.

  3. Change the basemap settings you want.

To reorder a basemap:

  1. In the Components panel, select Basemap Picker.

  2. In the Basemap Picker panel, click Edit Items.

  3. Drag the basemap up or down to the position you want.

  4. Click Done.

To delete a basemap:

  1. In the Components panel, select Basemap Picker.

  2. In the Basemap Picker panel, click Edit Items.

  3. Click the Delete icon .

  4. Click Done.

Branding Settings

The following settings apply to the application as a whole and set the appearance of the whole app.

Button Settings

You can change the following button settings: 

Chart Settings

You can configure charts to display data from layer fields when the user performs an identify, search or workflow operation.

When adding a chart for the first time, there may be a slight delay before it appears in the layout while the component loads.

Charts only appear when the user performs an identify, search or workflow operation on visible layers, as a set of results (Geocortex Features) is required to display charts.

Geocoder Settings

Geometry Service Settings

Highlighting Settings

You can change the colors used to highlight features found when you search or click a feature to focus on it. You can also add a either a simple marker or a picture that points to the specific feature highlighted.

I Want To Menu Settings

You can change any item in the I Want To menu, add custom items to the menu or delete those you do not want.

Within each menu item, you can change the following:

To add a menu item:

  1. In the Components panel, select I want to....

  2. In the Menu panel, click +Add Menu Item.

    You can add a divider to the menu, which helps to organize related menu items. To add a menu divider, click beside +Add Menu Item and click Add Divider.

    A window appears that lets you select a command, workflow, report, or create a workflow.

  3. Click one of the following tabs as appropriate:

  4. Click the new menu item to edit it.

  5. In the Menu Item panel, set the following:

To edit a menu item:

  1. In the Components panel, select I want to....

  2. In the Menu panel, click the name of the menu item.

  3. Change the menu item settings you want.

To reorder a menu item:

  1. In the Components panel, select I want to....

  2. In the Menu panel, click Edit Items.

  3. Drag the menu item up or down to the position you want.

  4. Click Done.

To delete a menu item:

  1. In the Components panel, select I want to....

  2. In the Menu panel, click Edit Items.

  3. Click the Delete icon .

  4. Click Done.

Image Settings

Launch Link Workflows Settings

Layer List Settings

Layer Presets Settings

A layer preset allows a user to change the visibility settings of many layers at once. For example, you could configure a layer preset that only displays layers related to vegetation. Layer presets are located at the bottom of the layer list.

Map Settings

A group of settings related to the map, its layers, context menu and start up event: 

Constraints

Events

Print Settings

You can adjust the print settings available when the user prints the map, including the print template settings, spatial reference grids and resolutions the user can select. The user is also presented with any input parameters the print template may have.

Region Settings

By default, these region settings apply to the entire app but can be overridden by certain components. For example, each layer or field may have individual format settings.

Result Details Settings

The Result Details settings contain a list of feature action menu items that are common to the Results List and Results Table settings. Adding, editing or removing a menu item in one place affects the others.

Feature Actions

Feature actions set at this level are available for all features, unlike setting feature actions on a particular layer within Map Settings.

Menu items have the following settings:

To add a menu item:

  1. In the Components panel, select Result Details.

  2. In the Result Details panel, click +Add Menu Item.

    A window appears that lets you select a command, workflow, report, or create a workflow.

  3. Click one of the following tabs as appropriate:

  4. Click the new menu item to edit it.

  5. In the Menu Item panel, set the following: 

To edit a menu item:

  1. In the Components panel, select Result Details.

  2. In the Result Details panel, click the name of the menu item.

  3. Change the menu item settings you want.

To reorder a menu item:

  1. In the Components panel, select Result Details.

  2. In the Result Details panel, click Edit Items.

  3. Drag the menu item up or down to the position you want.

  4. Click Done.

To delete a menu item:

  1. In the Components panel, select Result Details.

  2. In the Result Details panel, click Edit Items.

  3. Click the Delete icon .

  4. Click Done.

Results List Settings

The Results List settings contain a list of feature action menu items that are common to the Result Details and Results Table settings. Adding, editing or removing a menu item in one place affects the others.

Feature Actions

Feature actions set at this level are available for all features, unlike setting feature actions on a particular layer within Map Settings.

Menu items have the following settings:

To add a menu item:

  1. In the Components panel, select Results List.

  2. In the Results panel, click +Add Menu Item.

    A window appears that lets you select a command, workflow, report, or create a workflow.

  3. Click one of the following tabs as appropriate:

  4. Click the new menu item to edit it.

  5. In the Menu Item panel, set the following: 

To edit a menu item:

  1. In the Components panel, select Results List.

  2. In the Results panel, click the name of the menu item.

  3. Change the menu item settings you want.

To reorder a menu item:

  1. In the Components panel, select Results List.

  2. In the Results panel, click Edit Items.

  3. Drag the menu item up or down to the position you want.

  4. Click Done.

To delete a menu item:

  1. In the Components panel, select Results List.

  2. In the Results panel, click Edit Items.

  3. Click the Delete icon .

  4. Click Done.

Results Table Settings

The Results Table settings contain a list of feature action menu items that are common to the Result Details and Results List settings. Adding, editing or removing a menu item in one place affects the others.

Feature Actions

Feature actions set at this level are available for all features, unlike setting feature actions on a particular layer within Map Settings.

Menu items have the following settings:

To add a menu item:

  1. In the Components panel, select Results Table.

  2. In the Results panel, click +Add Menu Item.

    A window appears that lets you select a command, workflow, report, or create a workflow.

  3. Click one of the following tabs as appropriate:

  4. Click the new menu item to edit it.

  5. In the Menu Item panel, set the following: 

To edit a menu item:

  1. In the Components panel, select Results Table.

  2. In the Results panel, click the name of the menu item.

  3. Change the menu item settings you want.

To reorder a menu item:

  1. In the Components panel, select Results Table.

  2. In the Results panel, click Edit Items.

  3. Drag the menu item up or down to the position you want.

  4. Click Done.

To delete a menu item:

  1. In the Components panel, select Results Table.

  2. In the Results panel, click Edit Items.

  3. Click the Delete icon .

  4. Click Done.

Scale Bar Settings

You can configure the settings that control the style and units of measurement used to display the Scale Bar. The scale bar is a line that indicates the size of features and distances on a map. You can represent the scale bar in different units of measurement, as a simple line, or a ruler broken into increments of the units.

Select from the following options: 

Search Settings

Set the following options for searches in your app:

Search New Extent Settings

Set the following options for Search This Area button in your app, which appears when you pan the map after obtaining search results:

Text Settings

Controls the content of the Home panel.

Toolbar Settings

You can change any item on the Toolbar menu, add custom items to the menu or delete those you do not want.

Under each menu item, you can change the following: 

To add a menu item:

  1. In the Components panel, select Toolbar.

  2. In the Menu panel, click +Add Menu Item.

    You can add a divider to the menu, which helps to organize related menu items. To add a menu divider, click beside +Add Menu Item and click Add Divider.

    You can add a submenu to the menu, which helps to further organize related menu items. To add a submenu, click beside +Add Menu Item and click Add Submenu. The process of adding menu items to a submenu is the same except you cannot add a submenu to a submenu.

    A window appears that lets you select a command, workflow, report, or create a workflow.

  3. Click one of the following tabs as appropriate:

  4. Click the new menu item to edit it.

  5. In the Menu Item panel, set the following: 

To edit a menu item:

  1. In the Components panel, select Toolbar.

  2. In the Menu panel, click the name of the menu item.

  3. Change the menu item settings you want.

To reorder a menu item:

  1. In the Components panel, select Toolbar.

  2. In the Menu panel, click Edit Items.

  3. Drag the menu item up or down to the position you want.

  4. Click Done.

To delete a menu item:

  1. In the Components panel, select Toolbar.

  2. In the Menu panel, click Edit Items.

  3. Click the Delete icon .

  4. Click Done.

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