Modifying Portlet Definitions

To change an existing portlet definition:

  1. Log on to PPM.

  2. From the menu bar, select Open > Administration > Portlet Definitions > Configure Portlet Definitions.

    The Configure Portlet Definitions page appears, as shown in Step 2 (From the menu bar, select Open > Administration > Portlet Definitions > Create Portlet Definition.).

  3. Search for and select a portlet definition.

    For detailed instructions on how to search for and select portlet definitions, see Searching for Existing Portlet Definitions.

    Note: If your PPM instance supports multiple languages and the portlet definition is defined in a language other than your session language, you cannot edit the portlet definition. For more information, click here in the header or see Multilingual User Interface Guide.

    The Configure Portlet Definition: <Portlet Definition> page appears.

  4. For non-Java portlets:

    1. (Optional) At any time, you can click Save to commit your changes.

    2. (Optional) Provide the general information using the details from the Portlet Information section of the table included in Creating New Portlet Definitions.

    3. (Optional) Click the link associated with Data Source to view the details of the data source in the PPM Workbench.

    4. (Optional) Click the appropriate tab to make changes to the other settings. The content of the tabs varies based on the portlet type. Field descriptions are provided in Creating New Portlet Definitions.

    For Display tab content, refer to the following sections based on the portlet type:

  5. For Java portlets:

    1. (Optional) Provide the general information using the details from the Portlet Information section of the table included in Step 5 (Provide the portlet details using the information from the following table.).

    2. (Optional) Configure portlet communication subscribers using the details provided in Step 9 (If you do not want to change any of the remaining default values, click Finish. Otherwise, click Next.).

    3. (Optional) Configure the user and administrator access using the details provided in Step 10 (If you do not want to change any of the remaining default values, click Finish. Otherwise, click Next.).

  6. Click Done.

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