Advanced Edit Mode
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Visuals that require advanced UI controls can declare support of Advanced Edit Mode.
If supported, when in report editing mode, an
Edit button will appear in the visual’s menu.
Edit button is clicked, EditMode is set to
The visual can use the EditMode flag to determine whether or not it should display such UI controls.
By default, the visual does not support Advanced Edit Mode.
If a different behavior is required, it should be explicitly stated in the visual’s
capabilities.json file, by setting the
The possible values are:
0 - NotSupported
1 - SupportedNoAction
2 - SupportedInFocus
Entering Advanced Edit Mode
Edit button will be visible if:
- 1 -
advancedEditModeSupportproperty set in capabilities.json to either
- 2 - The visual is viewed in report editing mode.
advancedEditModeSupportproperty is missing from capabilities.json, or set to
NotSupported, the ‘Edit’ button will not appear.
When the user clicks on
Edit, the visual will get an update() call with EditMode set to
According to the value set in the capabilities, the following will occur:
SupportedNoAction- No further action by the host.
SupportedInFocus- The host pops out the visual into in focus mode.