Application Development

Hover Views

Hover Views are used to display text in the Information pane when hovering over a page title. This view type is helpful to display data to the user, without taking up space on the page.

Refer to Control Views for general information.

Setting up Hover Views involves the following steps:

  1. Create the Hover View.
  2. Register the Hover View.

Create the Hover View

Hover Views are created in SQL Server. Use the following guidelines, which assume basic knowledge of the Stewardship Tier methodology and SQL Server, to create a Hover View:

  • Use the naming convention web*Hov, where * is a description of the view.
  • Include all key columns on the page to control.
  • Return the column values from a view for the selected row on the data grid.

Register the Hover View

To register a Hover View to a page:

  1. Select Admin > WebApps in the Navigation pane.
  2. Click the Pages icon for the desired WEB APP NAME.
  3. Click Vertical View for the page DESCRIPTION.
  4. Click Control Views tab.
  5. Click Edit.
  6. Select the SQL view from the Hover View list box.
  7. Click Save.

Example of a Hover View

In the following example, a Hover View is used to display wave / process area / object group information on the Wave Process Area Object Planning Data page with various fields displaying on hover.

SQL View

Stewardship Tier Page