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Description

Two similar screens for adding a new menu or modifying the details of an existing one.

Version Changes

  • The Menu Name field was renamed to Unique Name.
  • Title field was added.
  • Description field was added.

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Typical Usage

Add a New Menu

You can open the Menu: [New] screen by clicking the New toolbar button in the Menu Manager.

This function creates the 'shell' of a Menu which, along with the automatically created copy of the mod_mainmenu module, forms the container into which menu items are added to create the finished menu. The menu items are the shortcuts (links) to other articles, sections, components, for example, within the web site. There are four editable fields in this screen.

After completing the fields click the Save toolbar button. The new menu and its module will be created.

Edit An Existing Menu

Select the desired menu in the Menu Manager and click the Edit toolbar button. You will find three editable fields in the loaded Menu: [Edit] screen.

The actual settings of the two screens are similar for both the New and Edit functions except a new Module is not created when editing, and the Module Title field is no longer present on the screen.

Quick Tips

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Points to Watch

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Dependencies

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