Solution Studio Update 06.02.2019

Document created by Matthias_Walter Employee on Feb 6, 2019
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New features & Improvements

New Experience / Modern configuration possibilities added

Implemented functionality that allows specifying the SharePoint experience for a solution in general when you start from scratch and as well when creating a new list or library with further Modern Forms and Command Actions customization.

Create solution in new experience

 

Create list or library in new experience

 

Modern Forms (SPFx)

Version 1.0.20

 

Lists and libraries can now be customized in both ways: classic using rich forms or modern using the Modern Forms.

The modern forms option is only available for lists/libraries configured to have the new experience. If you change this manually later on, reload Solution Studio.

 

Clicking 'Customize by Modern Forms' triggers installation of SPFx add-in, it requires tenant app catalog site.

Customize forms whether using Rich Forms or Modern Forms

 

Modern Forms allow creating fancy forms with custom layout, responsive behavior to be used on mobile and complex business logic.

First version features

  • Section layout with the possibility to drag & drop fields and controls between and inside the sections
    Add a new section to modern form
  • Form width configuration
    Select form width
  • Adding/removing form columns
    add or remove form fields
  • Additional controls: Tabs, Toolbar and Rich Text
    add additional controls to the form
  • Expressions configuration for the form fields: Visible, Initial, Calculated
    Example of person field initial value configuration:
    Form logic: initial value configuration people picker
  • Additional 'Save' button actions
    add save button actions

 

Known issue we are working on:
Customized New Form is not working when navigating to a separate page (NewForm.aspx)

 

Command Actions (SPFx)

Version 1.0.20

 

Command Actions can be added to the modern list view from the right toolbox and are configured similarly to the classic action links

The configured action is displayed after the out-of-the-box buttons at the top command bar.

add command actions to the command bar in modern list views

Remark: make sure to configure the action context (Current List, Selected Single Item, Selected Items) first to be able to access list columns in the expression builder

configure command action context first

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