DriveWorks Pro 15: Modules [send feedback...]

Modules

Modules give a page it's functionality.

The standard modules available are listed below:

ModuleDescription
IntegrationThe integration module supports integrating DriveWorks Live into external web sites
LoginThe Login module provides a login box for access to the projects within the loaded group.
MarkupThe Markup module provides a WYSIWIG editor for entering text, images and links.
MenuThe Menu module provides links back to the Home page and History (Specification) page.
ProjectsThe Projects module provides a list of available projects within the group.
Specification DetailsThe Specification Details module displays the available outputs for a selected specification.
Specification FormThe Specification Form module displays the user forms for the project being specified.
Specification HistoryThe Specification History module displays the history of specifications made for the logged in user.

The information displayed for each specification includes:

  • Specification Name
  • State
  • Last Edited Date and Time
  • Last Edited by

Additionally the Corporate Skin can be toggled to show any Specification Properties that have been applied to the project.

Specification NavigationThe Specification Navigation module provides the navigation links as defined in Form Navigation and the Specification Flow.
Specification TasksThe Specification Tasks module displays any Form Messages that apply to the current user form.

Editing Existing Modules

To edit the settings, reposition, or add modules to a page you must first follow the steps below:

  1. Login to the web theme.
    DriveWorks Live is required to be run as an administrator when modifying the theme files. To do this you must be logged in as an administrator on your machine.
    • Select Live from Stage 2: Specification from the task explorer of DriveWorks Live
    • Click Start to start DriveWorks Live.
    • Using your web browser enter the address of the DriveWorks Live site, this will be http://localhost:8020 by default.
    • When the Log in screen appears in your browser enter your credentials.
      The credentials used to Login must have the setting Administer Group Security applied.

      See the section To Edit a Team's Members and Permissions in the topic Security Settings for more information.

    • Click Login.
      The address bar of your browser will display: http://localhost:8020/
  2. Navigate to the required web page.
    • Enter the URL for the required page in the address bar, see Default Web Pages for the URL's of each page that DriveWorks uses.
  3. Activate edit mode.
    • Click the edit mode link on the required page.

      Depending on the Theme being used this could be displayed as one of the following:

      or

    • The page will now be displayed in Editing mode.

Once the page is in Edit Mode you can:

  • Re-position modules on the page
  • Add a module to the page
  • Apply any settings associated with the module
  • Remove a module from a page

Re-position a Module on a Web Page

Modules can be positioned within set boundaries on each of the pages presented by DriveWorks Live.

Follow steps 1 to 3 above to activate edit mode and continue with the following:

  1. Move the cursor over an existing module until the pointer displays the move arrows
  2. Left click and drag the module into the required position, within any of the existing boundaries.
  3. Click the Save Changes link at the top of the module bar at the top of the page

Add a Module to a Web Page

Modules can be added to the pages presented by DriveWorks Live.

Follow steps 1 to 3 above to activate edit mode and continue with the following:

  1. Move the cursor over the module to add, from the Module bar at the top of the page, until the pointer displays the move arrows
  2. Left click and drag the module into the required position, within any of the existing boundaries on the page
  3. Click the Save Changes link at the top of the module bar at the top of the page

Apply Module Settings

Some modules have additional settings that can be applied.

Follow steps 1 to 3 above to activate edit mode and continue with the following:

  1. Click the Edit link at the top of the module to have settings applied.

    Modules that have no settings will not display the edit link.
  2. Apply the required values to each setting in the Edit Module dialog.
  3. Click Save when done.
For more information on the settings that can be applied to each module, please click the links to each Module in the list at the top of this page.

Remove a Module

To remove a module from a page follow steps 1 to 3 above to activate edit mode and continue with the following:

  1. Click the Remove link at the top of the module to be removed.


See also Create a Custom Module

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