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Friday, January 15, 2016

How to remove or hide the base class from the New Action's items list

We have recently written a short article describing several methods of accomplishing a popular business model design task, which generated support calls in the past. Some things may already be known to you (e.g., the fact that in XAF you can control many things at the data model class and Controller level), but others are worth repeating, and I hope you will find this article helpful:

As always, I look forward to hearing your feedback in comments to this blog post. Thanks in advance.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

StateMachine - Simplifying the structure of the ChangeState Action - YOUR FEEDBACK IS NEEDED


At the moment, the ChangeState Action always provides the "Change status to" menu item holding actual state items:

However, it may be easier for end-users to avoid this intermediate menu group. What do you think?

Solution & Questions

I have just described a possible technical solution in the corresponding Support Center thread and wanted to hear from you on it:

Q1: Would you like to enable the proposed transformation for a single menu group by default?

Q2: Which PlainMenuForMultipleMachines option default value would you prefer?

True (1-level menu with group separators)


False (2-level menu):