Application Explorer screen

Manages your apps, and the parts of your apps, such as processes and eForms.

Figure: Application Explorer screen

Application Explorer screen

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Video: App Permissions

Video: Set Application Permissions

Examples

How to Start

  1. Click App Builder.

    Build Apps screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

New New icon

Opens this Screen:

Rename Rename icon

Function:
Changes the app name.

Edit Edit icon

Function:
Changes the selected item.

Delete Delete icon

Function:
Deletes the selected item.

When you delete an app, or application resource in App Builder, its associated data is also deleted from the workflow database.

For more information, refer to What Data Is Deleted When I Delete an App or Application Resource?.

Preview Preview icon

Function:
Shows a preview of an eForm.

Version Version icon

Opens this Screen:
Version History for Process-Based App
Function of this Screen:
Shows all the versions of the specified app.
Example:
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Check Out Check Out icon

Function:
Locks the selected item so users cannot change it.

Check In Check In icon

Function:
Unlocks the selected item so users can change it.

Revert Revert icon

Function:
Deletes all changes made to the application resource file since the last check in.

For more information, refer to What Data Is Deleted When I Delete an App or Application Resource?.

Validate Validate icon

Function:
Makes sure an app operates correctly.
Example:
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Milestone Milestone icon

Opens this Screen:
MileStone screen
Function of this Screen:
This topic shows how to set a milestone for an app
Example:
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Publish Publish icon

Function:
Puts an item on the AgilePoint system.
Example:
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App Dependencies App Dependencies icon

Opens this Screen:
App Dependencies screen
Function of this Screen:
Shows the list of shared resources that are used in an NX app.
Limitations:

This field is available in these releases:

Notify Notify icon

Opens this Screen:
Notify User screen
Function of this Screen:
Specifies the content of a notification to send users, groups, or roles about the app.
Example:
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Import Import icon

Opens this Screen:
Import App screen
Function of this Screen:
Uploads an exported app from your local file system to AgilePoint NX.
Limitations:

The option to validate the shared resources is available in these releases:

Export Export icon

Function:
Specifies whether to download the most recently checked in version of an app or a previous version of a published app.

The app saves as .Zip format to your local machine in the folder specified in your browser settings. The exported file has manifest.xml, dependencies.xml, and related JSON files which give necessary information about the app. You can use this file to import the app from one environment to another.

Limitations:

Clone App Clone App icon

Opens this Screen:
Clone App Details screen
Function of this Screen:
Creates a new application clone

Permissions Permissions icon

Opens this Screen:
App Permissions screen
Function of this Screen:
Configures the permission groups for an app.
Example:
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App Category Association

Opens this Screen:
App Category Association screen
Function of this Screen:
Specifies the categories for an app.
Limitations:

This field is available in these releases:

Anonymous Access Anonymous Access icon

Opens this Screen:
Form-Based App with Anonymous Access
To Open this Field:
In the My Apps pane, click your form-based app.
Function of this Screen:
Lets you use form-based app with no authentication credentials.

Copy Link Copy Link icon

Function:
Gets the link for a widget form.

Home Home icon

Function:
Returns to the Application Explorer screen.

Pending Check In Pending Check In icon

Function:
Shows the list of processes that are not checked in.

Refresh Refresh icon

Function:
Updates the information on the screen.

Category List Category List icon

Function:
Shows all categories that are associated with your apps.
Limitations:

This field is available in these releases:

Collapse All Collapse All icon

Function:
Close all folders.

Show All Files Show All Files icon

Function:
Shows all files for the Application Explorer.