Custom search indexes are special purpose indexes that are created and managed outside of Pega Platform™. You can view the status of custom search indexes on the Search landing page to see whether they are complete. This information is useful for troubleshooting and can help you determine whether to rebuild the index.
A unique Test ID property has been added to repeating dynamic layouts to support automated testing, enabling you to write dependable automated tests against any Pega application. By including this unique identifier in your automated testing, you ensure a higher level of productivity and reliability within your applications.
Autogenerated controls have a unique ID by default. This unique ID ensures that the Document Object Model (DOM) is HTML5-compliant and avoids problems that can be caused by elements having the same ID. The setting to enable or disable unique IDs is on the HTML5 Application Readiness page.
New themes in App Studio determine the default colors for elements in your user interface, such as buttons and links, as well as your typography. By selecting a theme in App Studio, you can quickly apply a consistent style to your application and save development time by not having to edit the application skin in Dev Studio.
The Report Browser now displays available reports in a tile view, in addition to the list view. You can toggle between the two display formats. The report tiles provide a thumbnail preview of each report, which makes it easier for you to identify reports at a glance, without having to open each report.
At run time in App Studio, when you edit a control, you can now select a new label format for the control or edit the currently selected label format. This change provides you with the flexibility to update control labels in real time as you process cases.
You can now configure tables so that users can personalize table views at run time. Users can specify which columns to display, resize and reorder columns, and set an initial sort order and initial column filter. When users save these personalized settings, the table displays the personalized view each time that users access the table.
Personalizing table views can help users work more efficiently by providing greater control over what data they see and how it is presented.
The new AJAX container can be used to host work objects, harnesses, or documents. The AJAX container provides design flexibility and improves the user experience by accelerating page loading. You can add the AJAX container from the Layout menu when you edit a section in a dynamic layout.
You can now edit tables at run time. For tables that have been configured to allow editing in App Studio, you can specify a visual style, change the table title, set the table pagination, add and remove columns, modify column titles, resize and reorder columns, and specify minimum and maximum column widths.