Toolbar and Fields subpattern

This article provides information about the Toolbar and Fields subpattern. This container pattern is used to show actions above a subpattern of data fields. The toolbar should contain fewer than 10 actions.

Usage

This container pattern is used to show actions above a subpattern of data fields. The toolbar should contain fewer than 10 actions.

Wireframe

ToolbarFields(1)

Model

High-level structure

  • [Container]

    • Toolbar (ActionPane, Style=Strip)
    • ContentGroup (Group) – Note: A fields subpattern is used.

Core components

  • Apply the ToolbarFields subpattern to the container control.
  • Address BP Warnings:
    • No additional BP checks are required beyond the AX6.3 BP checks that were carried forward.

Commonly used subpatterns

UX guidelines

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Standard form guidelines:

Toolbar guidelines:

Examples

Toolbar and Fields

Form: HcmPosition (WorkerAssignmentTabPage)

ToolbarFields(2)

Resources

Typically used by patterns

Appendix

Frequently asked questions

This section will have answers to frequently asked questions that are related to this guideline/pattern.

Open issues

  • Should the ShowMoreLess group be part of the pattern, or should it be its own subpattern?
    • We will treat the ShowMoreLess group as a custom container pattern until there is enough demand to justify the addition of a new pattern.

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 content

HcmPosition

ToolbarFields(3)