The configuration options for individual apps are described in the following. To create a new app, first read the steps to create a new app.
To configure an app, first open the app details window by clicking on the line that displays the title and description of an app. Then click App Editor to start the configuration.
In the App Editor, the configuration file of an app (
app.json) as well as possibly other files existing in the app can be read and edited.
The configuration file is stored in JSON format and contains a list of the bundles used in the app and their configuration.
The following keyboard shortcuts can be used in the app editor:
CTRL + Ssaves the open file.
CTRL + Spaceopens a list of suggestions or examples.
CTRL + Fopens a dialog to search in the opened file.
CTRL + Hopens a dialog to search and replace in the opened file.
ALT + SHIFT + Fformats the opened file.
F1opens a command palette to access multiple functions and see the associated shortcuts.
To define the bundles used in your app, edit the list of
"allowedBundles" in the
To remove a bundle, delete the corresponding entry.
To add a bundle, enter the name of the bundle.
Typing a bundle name gives you a list of suggested bundles available in your installation.
CTRL + Space to get a suggestion list.
Bundles that are already included in the list are not suggested.
Beside the bundle name, the latest available version is shown.
If a bundle is not (or no longer) available in your installation, you receive a warning about this. In this case, check if the name of the bundle is written correctly or why the bundle cannot be found. For example, it might be that bundles of an extension have been removed or the version specification is too strict.
Remove the bundle from the app, upload it again in map.apps manager or correct the spelling or version specification.
If a bundle is entered twice in the list, you also receive a warning. Remove the duplicate entry.
To configure the individual functions of an app, configure the associated bundles in the
The sub-pages of this page contain a description of the most important functions and their configuration.
For a complete overview of all bundles and their associated documentation, see bundle documentation .
To open the documentation for individual bundles, move the mouse pointer over the name of a bundle.
Then click Go to documentation.
This can also be done in the
If a bundle is not (or no longer) available in your installation, you receive a warning about this. In this case, check if the name of the bundle is written correctly or why the bundle cannot be found. For example, you might have inserted a configuration section in the wrong place in the configuration.
In the App Editor, the following further actions are available:
To add or remove bundles from an app, click Manage Bundles.
Alternatively, you can edit the
"allowedBundles" list in the App Editor.
The app is opened in a preview mode. Live-Configuration (in the default layout top right) opens a configuration dialog in which contents and functions of the app can be configured.
To apply the change of a setting to the current view, click Update Preview. Only if the option Save App is selected, the configuration is saved in the database.