Navigating BMC Helix Innovation Studio
BMC Helix Innovation Studio is a graphic-based interface used to develop and tailor Digital Service applications or libraries. BMC Helix Innovation Studio provides designers that can be used to create views, records, and business logic for an application or a library.
BMC Helix Innovation Studio UI includes the following tabs:
- Overview of the Workspace page: Displays all applications and libraries that are deployed in BMC Helix Innovation Studio
- Overview of the Administration page: Provides interface to manage application or library configurations
To access the BMC Helix Innovation Studio
After you have created and deployed an application, you can view and access the application in BMC Helix Innovation Studio.
After you log in to BMC Helix Innovation Studio, a welcome screen appears and the Workspace tab opens by default.
Overview of the Workspace page
In BMC Helix Innovation Studio, the main navigation bar appears at the top of each page and provides menus that help you navigate the application.
The following image shows the UI elements on the Workspace page:
The Workspace UI elements in the image are explained in the following table:
Displays all applications and libraries that are deployed in BMC Helix Innovation Studio.
|2||Administration||Displays the Administration page, where you can perform administrative tasks such as managing tenants and services.|
|3||Help||Displays the help topic for that page.|
Enables you to switch between the overlay groups that are available in BMC Helix Innovation Studio.
|5||Demo user for startup||Displays the login name of the user account.|
Displays a list of all applications and libraries that are deployed in BMC Helix Innovation Studio.
Displays a list of all applications that are deployed in BMC Helix Innovation Studio.
Displays a list of all libraries that are deployed in BMC Helix Innovation Studio.
Overview of the Administration page
The Administration page provides configuration settings to manage BMC Helix Innovation Studio.
The Administration UI elements in the image are explained in the following table:
Hides the navigation pane temporarily.
To view the navigation pane, click the arrow.
Searches for a configuration
Enter a configuration that you want to search, for example, Tenant. A list of all the configuration names containing the term Tenant are displayed.
|3||Configuration area||Displays all the fields that you can configure for the selected option|
Overview of the application or library page
From the Workspace page, you can click any application or library. On the application or library details page, you can view and customize the definitions by using different designers.
The application or library UI elements in the image are explained in the following table:
Enables you to localize—that is, change the language and locale settings—of your smart bundle, application definitions, and data.
After you localize a smart bundle, you can view the application UI and error messages in the preferred language.
|2||Visit Deployed Application|
Provides a visual representation of the application after it is deployed in BMC Helix Innovation Studio.
|3||Edit||Enables you to create the header and navigation for an application with inbuilt navigation and framework services by using BMC Modern Shell.|
Provides the following capabilities:
Displays the Views designer, which provides the following capabilities:
Displays the Process designer, which provides the following capabilities:
Displays the Rules designer, which provides the following capabilities:
Displays the Associations designer, which enables you create or modify associations among record definitions.
|9||Named Lists||Displays the Named Lists designer, which enables you to customize a list of name-value pairs used in a drop-down menu of an application.|
|10||Configurations||Displays the Configurations designer, which enables you to specify configuration settings and configuration functions for an application.|
Setting the UI preferences
In BMC Helix Innovation Studio, you can set the UI preferences by performing the following steps:
- Log in to BMC Helix Innovation Studio and navigate to the Administration tab.
- Select General > UI preferences.
To add new preferences, click the + icon, enter the details in the required fields, and click Save.
- To delete an existing preference, click icon.
If you have modified a UI preference, to view the modifications refresh or re-login to BMC Helix Innovation Studio.