Buttons - Metasys - LIT-12011942 - Software Application - ODS Server - 10.1

Metasys Open Data Server Help

Brand
Metasys
Product name
ODS Server
Document type
User Guide
Document number
LIT-12011942
Version
10.1
Revision date
2019-10-14
Language
English

About this task

To bind buttons to items, URLs, or applications:

Procedure

  1. Double-click a button. The Hyperlink Information dialog box appears.
  2. Use the information in the following table to edit the fields.
    Table 1. Button Options

    Field

    Description

    Hyperlink Type

    Selects whether the button provides a link to an item, URL, or application.

    Item/URL/Application

    If you link the button to a URL, type the address here. If you link to an item or application, click the Browse icon and see below. Applications configured using the Metasys Preferences Applications Tab appear on the drop-down menu.

    Browse icon

    Opens a dialog box for browsing to an item or application.

    If you are linking to an item, UGT displays a navigation tree listing graphics/objects you can bind to the button.

    If you are linking to an application that is not in the Application drop-down menu, UGT allows you to navigate to and select an executable file for an application that resides on your local file system or a network drive.

    Note: The linked application does not close when you exit the UI.

    Hidden

    Hides the button in the View mode, creating a virtual hyperlink on the background image.

    Alias

    Passes the defined Alias string to the linked graphic when you press the button.

    Properties

    Displays a dialog box to change font size and text justification for the button label text.

    OK

    Accepts changes.

    Cancel

    Cancels changes.