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Creating a columns layout
A Columns layout provides the ability to display main content, such as a work item, alongside supporting content, such as an attachment.
Use columns layout to display primary and related supporting content, for example, a product description in the main window and price and sizing details in the sidebar. The main area of the columns layout responsively stretches to fit the available screen space and the sidebars have set width.
For information about modifying the presentation of theColumns layout using the skin, see Skin form: column layouts.
Search for and open an existing Section form.
On the Design tab, expand the Structural list, and then drag the Columns onto the work area.
To include elements in the group, expand the Structural list, and then drag any number of dynamic layout, column, or section elements onto the layout group.
Click the Columns header, and then click the View properties icon.
In the Properties window, select a Column template:
In the Column format field, select a format by pressing the Down arrow key.
The available formats are dependent on the column template that you selected.
- Select one of the default formats.
- To use a custom column format that is defined in the skin, select Other and then specify the custom format in the adjacent field.
In the Visibility field, select when you want to display the Columns layout:
- Select one of the default options.
- To create your own condition, select Condition
(expression)Other and click the Open
condition builder icon.
For more information, see Using the Condition Builder to configure dynamic UI actions.
- Modifying the presentation options of the Columns layout
Make minor adjustments to the styling of the specific Columns.
- Skin form: column layouts
Styles set here apply to column layout formats. Column layouts provide the ability to display main content alongside supporting content. You may choose to display main content, such as a case, in the main area and supporting content in a sidebar.
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