About Navigation rules

Use a Navigation rule to construct a multi-level XML document to be used in navigation and context menus.

The following tabs are available on this form:

If the Pega-Mobile RuleSet is present in your application, the Type field appears on the New form. For an application that runs on a mobile device, specify Mobile in the Type field so that mobile-specific features and menu options are available during development of your navigation rule.

> Access

Use the Application Explorer to the access navigation rules that apply to the work types in your application. Use the Records Explorer to list all of the navigation rules available to you.

> Where referenced

Sections using the MenuBar control rule and Grid, Tree, or Tree-Grid layouts can reference navigation rules. See these PDN articles:

  • How to create context menus for grid layouts using navigation rules.
  • How to configure a menubar in a user portal using navigation rules

> Category

Navigation rules are part of the User Interface category. A navigation rule is an instance of the Rule-Navigation rule type.

Click Actions > View Java to view the generated Java of a rule. You can use the Java code to debug your application or to examine how rules are implemented.