Add content to an application
You can add various content types to your application. For details, see Content types.
- On the Designer welcome page, point to an application, and then click Edit.
Select the tab to which you want to add content.
On the application sidebar, click Content.
The Content pane appears.
- (Optional) Create a folder for the new content. For details, see Manage folders for content.
Select the folder to which you want to add content, and then click Add new content.
On the Settings tab, click the Type field and select the content type.
Next to the Path field, click Browse and select the content that you want to add to the application.
The content available for selection depends on your rights and permissions.
(Optional) On the Settings tab, define the content settings. The available settings depend on the selected content type. See also Content types.Settings
The following settings can be available:
- Default format – Select the format for displaying the content in the published application.
- Default – (Optional) Set the content to load automatically when the application is opened in Portals.
Saved output – (Optional) Set a saved output of the content to load automatically when the report is selected by consumers in the published application. A button to toggle between live and saved versions will be available.
Note: This option is available only for IBM Cognos reports and report views. The saved output will be available in the published application only if such output is available in IBM Cognos.
(Optional) Edit additional settings for the content.Define export options
On the Export tab, select the export options that you want to be available in the published application. For details, see Enable export options for content.
Note: This option is available only for IBM Cognos reports and report views.Enable filters
On the Prompts tab, enable filters for content. For details, see Enable filters for IBM Cognos content.
Note: This option is available only for IBM Cognos content types.Add description
On the Description tab, enter a description of the content. For consumers, the description becomes visible as a tooltip when pointing to the content in the Content pane.Restrict access to content
On the Security tab, restrict access to the content for specific user groups. For details, see Restrict access to content.Rename content
- Select the content in the folders list.
- Click Rename selected item.
- Type a name for the content, and then press Enter.
In the pane, click Save.
The content is added to the selected tab.
On the menu bar, go to File > Save. Enter a description of your changes, and then click Save. Then, click Close.
To make the changes available to consumers, publish the application (File > Save and Publish).