Add and Edit Menus

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The Add and Edit Menus functionality makes it possible for a user to change the names of SAP Business One menus and add new menus/menu items. It is also possible for a menu item to execute a universal function when clicked.

Note: If you have Beas 9.3 PL 1 or higher installed, you can select Beas Functions on the Add and Edit Menu window.

When opening the Add And Edit Menus configuration you get the following screen were you can see a complete overview of the existing menus in SAP (including the ones added using add and edit menus)

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Add Menus


Add

You can Add a new menu to the menu structure 2 ways.

Right-click an existing menu and choosing 'Add menu'

Drag a menu in from side and drop it where you want to add the menu (be aware you cannot drop a menu when you mouse cursor is not an arrow

The position of the added menu will correspond to where you add the new menu in the menu tree.
NB: the placement of the menu shown in the menu in the configuration can sometimes be a little of and a menu will be placed on position below/above what you see in the configuration.

Columns


Function

This column displays the code of the universal function there is to run when the menu is pressed.

Note: If you have Beas 9.3 PL 1 or higher installed, this list will show Beas Functions alongside the Universal Functions.

User

This column contains either contains all the user there should see the menu or all them there should not see a menu, based in on the value of the user setting column

 

NB: an empty field represent all users

User setting

the value in this field decides if the users in the users field should be included or exclude from  the menu.

Image path

the path to the image there should be shown beside the menu items text

Category

Set the menu category (See configuration Categories)

Active

This column displays whether a menu is active, and thereby added to the menu structure

if a menu has any sub-menus it also decides if these are shown

 

 

Move

To move an already added menu, just drag it to a new position and update the configuration.

 

Remove

You can remove an added menu to ways

Drag and drop the added menu to the trash bin

Right-click the menu and press 'Remove Menu'  

Edit Menus


Edit

To Edit a Menu (Give it a new Title) just write a new title in the display name column and title of the menu will be changed.

The title in parentheses is the original title

 

The “&” sign in the original title decides what shortcut key to use for this menu item. In the case of "&Page Setup..." it is “p”, as the “&” is in front of it.

this shortcut will still work after changing the title and you cannot change the working shortcut key

Remove/Restore

An edited menu can be removed / restore by using one of 2 ways.

Blank the text in the display name field.

Right-click and edited menu and press 'Restore edited menu'