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4. Applications Dashboard

The Applications Dashboard is the starting point in AppBuilder. It shows all the applications available to the signed-in user. It can be arranged as a list view or as a tile view, by selecting the icon in the top right corner.

Tile view example

List view example

When an application is not currently selected, only two options show: Search and the view selection option.

Search – Opens the search field and allows the user to search for an application by name.
Grid View – Switch to the grid view.
List View – Switch to the list view.

When an application is selected, six options are shown.

Search – Opens the search field and allows the user to search for an application by name.
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Launch App – Opens the application to be used. (Double clicking on the tile or table row for an application will also launch the application.)
Edit App – Opens the form in the Form editor
Info Panel – Displays the right side information panel, with information aboutthe currently selected application.
Grid View – Switch to the grid view.
List View – Switch to the list view.

Creating a New Application

To create a new application, click on the Create button at the top left of the application dashboard.

Opens the application creation dialog.

Editing an Application

To edit an application, either select it and click on Edit App, or launch the app and select the Settings option from near the bottom of the application’s left side navigation menu.

Next Steps

Below are links to articles that cover the main areas of the Designer Navigator:
Application Designer
Below is the link to the episode of Building an Expense Reports App tutorial series that includes a description of the Designer Navigation:
Part 2 – Starting the Expense Reports App

 

Updated on October 9, 2018

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