In the previous section, you modified the structure of the Department application based on preferences at the site. Map layouts can also be modified to satisfy end-user and site requirements. As a developer, you can modify a map's layout as soon as the modifications are suggested and approved.
This section provides instructions for using MAPC to modify the layout of XXXMAP, and includes:
Maps can be modified easily during development or at any other time in an application's life cycle. Modifications can be suggested by development staff and end users. For example, end users who execute the prototype Department application can request that the department ID variable field be displayed in bright intensity to make it easier to locate on the screen.
You can modify a map to make the map conform to screen-display conventions at a given site. For example, it may be necessary to display the current date on each map, or to change the location of particular fields on the map.
Changes to XXXMAP
In this section, you will make changes to map XXXMAP so that:
The following screen shows the layout of the modified map. To modify map XXXMAP, you will use the online mapping facility (MAPC), which you used to define the map in Section8, "Defining an Application Structure Using ADSA". After you modify map XXXMAP, you need to update dialogs that use the modified map. To do this, you will use the CA ADS dialog compiler (ADSC), which you used to define dialogs in Section10, "Defining Dialogs Using ADSC".
DEPARTMENT ID .......: ____
NAME .....: ____________________________________________________
HEAD ID ..: ____
NEXT RESPONSE: ________
MAPC and ADSC procedures are presented below, followed by a discussion of executing the application.