Coding a User Interface


This topic describes how to code a user interface for self-service applications. You will see how to call WebFOCUS from a hyperlink or form on a launch page to run a report. A form may contain one or more controls that prompt for values required by a procedure.

JavaScript adds dynamic features to a user interface. This topic illustrates the use of JavaScript to check for a required entry on a form.

You will also see how to use the Dialogue Manager command -HTMLFORM to embed report output on a display page that you design.

User interface templates are supplied with your WebFOCUS software. They include a variety of launch pages that call different types of reports. You can modify these templates for your application.

Additional coding capabilities are described in Enhancing a User Interface.