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ApplicationArea Property

Sets the application areas that apply to the control.

Applies to

  • Page field, part, and action controls

  • Report request page field controls

  • MenuSuite items

Property Values

A text string that contains a comma-separated list of application area tags.

An application area tag must have the format #name, where name is the application area. The name can be any combination of letters (Aa-Zz) and numbers (0-9) without spaces. For example, to specify the Basic and Fixed Assets application areas, set the property to #Basic,#FixedAssets.

If the control applies to all application areas, you can set the property to All. This means that the control will always appear in the user interface.


ApplicationArea = All;


The ApplicationArea property is used together with the APPLICATIONAREA method to hide user interface elements.

If one or more application areas are enabled in a session, any controls that are not tagged with an application area will not appear in the user interface.

Dependent Property

The UsageCategory property is a required setting used together with the ApplicationArea property. This enables a page or a report to be avaiable in Search for the navigation support. For more information about navigation support, see Adding Pages and Reports to Search.

See Also

AccessByPermission Property