Page Designer

Provides functionality for designing pages.

Page Designer is part of Object Designer. Object Designer gives you access to the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Environment. You use the development environment to modify the application or to create new application areas.

To open this window, on the Tools menu, choose Object Designer, choose Page, and then choose the Design button. Choose the New button instead of the Design button to design a new page.

Columns

The following table describes the columns of Page Designer. To show or hide a column, on the View menu, choose Show Column or Hide Column.

Column Description
Expanded Expands or collapses the element and child elements in Page Designer.
Type Specifies the type of the control to display on the page. You can choose from the following control types:

- Container
- Group
- Field
- Part
SubType Specifies the subtype of the control to display on the page.

For Container, you can choose from the following subtypes:

- ContentArea
- FactBoxArea
- RoleCenterArea

For Group, you can choose from the following subtypes:

- Group
- Repeater
- CueGroup
- FixedLayout
- GridLayout

For Part, you can choose from the following subtypes:

- Page
- System
- Chart
SourceExpr Specifies an expression that defines where to find the value of the control.
Name Specifies the name of the control or field to display on the page. The name cannot contain spaces.
Caption Specifies the caption of the control or field.
Visible Sets whether to display the page or control. For more information, see Visible Property.
ApplicationArea Sets the application areas that apply to the control. For more information, see ApplicationArea Property.

See Also

How to: Create a Page