How to: Promote a Field to the FastTab Header By Using Transformation Input

Microsoft Dynamics Nav 2009

In the RoleTailored client, you can expand and collapse FastTabs. If you collapse a FastTab, some information from the FastTab will be displayed in summary form on the collapsed tab. To specify which fields are displayed when the FastTab is collapsed, you must set the PromotedField property.

To specify which fields are displayed when the FastTab is collapsed, you can either use Page Designer or you can set the PromotedField property in the input to form transformation. This topic describes how to set the PromotedField property on a field during form transformation.

The following illustration shows the Move Page Elements window, which is part of the Transformation Input Files (TIF) Editor, with several controls on form 21, Customer Card specified as promoted.

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Before you begin this procedure, you must do the following:

To promote a field to the FastTab header by using the TIF Editor

  1. In the Transformation Forms window, select a form to which you want to promote a field to the FastTab header, click Input, point to Add, and then click New Control Property.

    NoteNote

    Typically, you add promoted fields to card or document forms, not to list forms.

  2. In the Move Page Elements window, in the Group field, select PromotedField from the drop-down list.

  3. In the ControlID field, enter the ID of the control that you want to display on the collapsed FastTab.

  4. Close the Move Page Elements window to save your changes.

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