WEBfactory 2010

WFNavigation

WFNavigation offers the basic functionality of opening a specified navigation page inside a frame (WFNavigationTarget), with the addition of the enhanced WEBfactory properties like Security and Parameter passing.

Features

The WFNavigation control shares the following common features of the WEBfactory controls library:

It also provides the following particular features:

Parameter passing

The control can be set up to pass certain parameters to the controls inside the target navigation page. See "[PC:ParameterName] Parameter Control and parameter passing in navigation"

Design-time properties

The WFNavigation control shares the following common design-time properties of the WEBfactory controls library:

It also exposes the following particular properties in SmartEditor's Property Inspector:

Navigation properties

In Microsoft Blend and Visual Studio, the following properties can be found under the WEBfactory 2010 - General category.

  • Navigations - opens the Navigation's Edit items window/Collection Editor, which allows the user to configure the navigation system.

The navigation items can be created, copied, moved around or deleted using the buttons from the bottom of the Edit items window.

Each navigation item exposes the following properties:

  • Display Window/Target - the frame in which the navigation SubPage should be displayed.

  • SubPage/Source - the navigation page to be displayed in the target frame.

  • ParameterValues/Parameters - opens the Parameter editor window which allows the user to configure navigation parameters to be passed to the SubPage. The navigation parameters can be created, copied, moved around or deleted using the buttons from the bottom of the parameter's Edit items window.

Each navigation parameter exposes the following properties:

  • Name/ParameterName - the name of the navigation parameter.

  • Value/ParameterValue - the value of the navigation parameter.