Hiding a Tab on a Layout
You can hide tabs based on a condition. Based on the expression condition that you enter, the tab may or may not display initially. For example, you can make a tab visible if the status of a change is set to implemented.
Follow these steps to hide a tab:
1.From the Configuration Console, click Build > Business Objects. The application displays the Business Objects workspace.
2.Click the name of a business object to display its Business Object page. This example uses the Change business object.
3.Click the Layouts tab.
4.Click one of the layouts defined for the business object that you selected. This example uses the Change layout. The application displays the Edit Layout page. This example displays the Edit Layout: Change page.
5.Click formView under Views in this layout. The application displays the Edit Layout page. This example uses the Edit Layout: Change > Form View Editor [formView] workspace.
6.Click Switch to old view if you are in the new view.
7.In the Child Panels table, select a tab name in the Display Name column.
8.Scroll to the right of your selected tab name and click <Not Set>in the Initially Visible column.
9.The application displays an Expression Editor pop-up window where you can enter an expression that displays in the Initially Visible column.
10.Enter an expression in the Expression Editor; that expression displays in the Initially Visible Column. For example, enter $(if Status == "Logged" then true else false).
Based on the expression condition, the details information only shows if the value of the Status field is entered.
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