Toolbar Container (Hosted Control)

Use Toolbar Container type of hosted control to create a toolbar in your application, which can display a list of buttons with images and text that can execute actions. You can create multiple Toolbar Container type of hosted controls, and place them on any panel in the application. For more information about working with toolbars, see Configure toolbars in your application.

Create a Toolbar Container hosted control

While creating a new hosted control, the fields in the New Hosted Control screen vary based on the type of hosted control you want to create. This section provides information about the specific fields that are unique to the Toolbar Container hosted control type. For detailed information about creating a hosted control, see Create or edit a hosted control.

Toolbar Container hosted control

In the New Hosted Control screen:

  • From the Unified Service Desk Component Type drop-down list, select Toolbar Container.

  • The Display Group field displays the panel where this hosted control will be displayed. ToolbarPanel is the most common for this hosted control type. For information about various panels available in Unified Service Desk, see Panels.

Predefined UII actions

These are the predefined actions for this hosted control type.

FireEvent

Fires a user-defined event from this hosted control.

Parameter Description
name Name of the user-defined event.

All subsequent name=value pairs become the parameters to the event. For more information about creating a user-defined event, see Create a user-defined event.

HideToolbar

This action explicitly hides a toolbar from the user.

Parameter Description
Specify the toolbar name to hide in the Data field.

RealignWindow

Displays the hosted control at the specified location on a monitor. You can display hosted control on up to two monitors. This action is applicable for hosted control instances that are configured to be placed on a USDFloatingPanel or USDFloatingToolPanel panel type.

Parameter Description
screen Specifies the screen on which to display the hosted control. Valid values are 1 or 2. If you don’t specify this parameter, 1 is passed by default.
left Specifies the position, in percentage, from the left of the screen on the target monitor where the hosted control should be displayed. Valid values are 0 through 100. If you don’t specify this parameter, 0 is passed by default.
top Specifies the position, in percentage, from the top of the screen on the target monitor where the hosted control should be displayed. Valid values are 0 through 100. If you don’t specify this parameter, 0 is passed by default.
width Specifies the width, in percentage, of the hosted control window on the target monitor. Valid values are 1 through 100. If you don’t specify this parameter, 100 is passed by default.
height Specifies the height, in percentage, of the hosted control window on the target monitor. Valid values are 1 through 100. If you don’t specify this parameter, 100 is passed by default.

ShowToolbar

This action explicitly shows a toolbar to the user.

Parameter Description
Specify the toolbar name to show in the Data field.

Predefined events

There aren’t any predefined events available for this hosted control type.

See also

Configure toolbars in your application UII actions Events Create or edit a hosted control Unified Service Desk Configuration Walkthroughs Hosted control types and action/event reference Administration Guide for Unified Service Desk for Microsoft Dynamics CRM