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Custom Layout format not taking effect



The user configured a button with local action to display a local action in Overlay. In overlay , section is configured with custom layout and in skin rule layout width is set to 260px.At run time, overlay is showing blank space.Width:260px is not taking effect.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a layout format with width:260px in skin rule.
  2. Create a section rule to be shown in overlay and add a dynamic layout with format set to custom format .
  3. In another section on button click , configure on click open local action in overlay.
  4. Run case and click on button.
  5. Observe overlay is coming with extra space.

Root Cause

A software use or operation error :-

"pyOverlayTemplate" section rule is set with width:517(inline setting) in the first layout.Due to which even though in skin rule overlay section layout is set to width:260px, blank space is coming.


Perform the following local-change:

Removed "width:517" from pyOverlayTemplate section rule.

Published February 21, 2017 - Updated October 8, 2020

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