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Adding a custom tool

Updated on June 30, 2021

This procedure uses the example scenario from Adding a subsection for similar tools.

  1. Right-click the handle (blue dot) of the Comment row for the section that you want to add tools to and click Add Sibling Below.
  2. Add a new page row.
    1. In the Action column, select Append and Map to.
    2. In the Target column, enter .pyRulesAndToolsList.
    3. In the Relation column, select a new page.
  3. Complete four Set rows for the top-level expandable section. In the Action column, select Set and then enter the following:
    RowTarget column valueSource column value
    Note: Be sure to include the quotation marks
    1.pyNoteThe tooltip text to be displayed in Access Manager; a short description of the tool function.

    For example:"Retrieve number of items in worklist."

    2.pyPrivilegeThe privilege name.

    For example:"CanUseWorklistCounter"

    3.pyClassNameThe privilege class name.

    For example:"@baseclass"

    4.pyLabelThe tool function name to be displayed on Access Manager.

    For example:"Worklist items counter"

  4. Save the data transform.
For example:

The preceding example creates a custom tools section with a subsection for Worklist tools, as shown in the following figure:

Custom tools section with Worklist tools subsection
The custom tools section with the worklist tools subsection

This data transform renders a section in Access Manager as shown in the following figure. (Refresh the display to see the changes.)

Access Manager section with Worklist tools subsection
What to do next: In Access Manager, secure the tool. For more information, see Editing tools authorization for a single access group.

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