The Selection component allows you to create selections and perform custom actions on them.
At least one selection relation must be set in the operations tab, in order for the Selection component to work.
This section contains the following:
To configure a Selection component, on the component detail page, in the General settings tab, set the following parameters:
|Linked search component||Drop-down list||Defines the list or search component that will be used for selection.||All search and list components available on the page.||Mandatory|
|Show select all||Toggle switch||Displays an option to either select all or select none.||Enabled/Disabled||Optional|
|Copy to clipboard||Toggle switch||Displays an option to copy the selected search items to the clipboard.||Enabled/Disabled||Optional|
|Enable export to Excel||Toggle switch||Displays an option to export the selected search items to Excel.||Enabled/Disabled||Optional|
|Operations display format||Drop-down list||Defines how the operations are displayed on the menu.||Label / Icon + Label||Mandatory|
|Ignore permissions||Toggle switch||Ignores the default security check that only displays the component when a user or user group has the required permissions.||Enabled/Disabled||Optional|
|Alignment||Dropdown list||Defines the placement of the operations that can be performed on the selection.||Right/Left||Mandatory|
|Selection pool||Radio buttons||Defines where the selected items are stored.||Shared pool / Page-specific pool||Mandatory|
A selection pool can be unique to a single search component or shared between multiple search components.
Export to Excel
When the Enable export to Excel parameter is enabled, you will see an extra tab Export Excel Settings. This allows you to generate additional data from related definitions in your export. To add a definition, click on the Export Excel Settings tab and configure the actions below:
To add a definition, click on the Export Excel Settings tab and configure the actions below:
- Click Add definition.
- Select the desired definition from the drop-down list.
- Click Save.
Since release 3.4.7, the Export Excel feature includes language selection.
To define the operations authorized with the Selection component, click the Operations tab, and configure the actions:
Click Add definition and select the desired definition from the drop-down list.
Click Add operation and add the desired operations from the drop-down list.
For additional information on entity operations, see entity operations component.
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