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Enabling row height adjustment for a table

Updated on April 5, 2022

Enable row height adjustment, so that application users can choose the size of the table rows.

Before you begin: Optimize the table code. See Optimizing table code.
  1. In the Section form, click the table, and then click the View properties icon.

  2. On the Operations tab, in the Grid operations section, select the Allow row height adjustment check box.

  3. Click Submit.

  4. Click Save.

Result: At run time, users click the Density button on the table toolbar to choose one of the options: Compact, Default, Multiline, and Full content to display the rows. The preference is saved for a particular user for a particular table.
Optionally, you can enable table personalization, so that users can save their preferred view of a particular table. For more information, see Enabling table personalization.

  • Configuring the table toolbar

    Configure the toolbar so that application users can interact with the table at run time, set a personalized view, and save it. The toolbar also presents a summary of the operations, for example, it indicates that columns are grouped by fields.

  • Enabling grouping by fields

    Enable grouping by fields so that application users can change the display of data in a table to suit their needs. The users click the Group button on the toolbar to choose the fields they want to group by and they can arrange them in a sequence. They can also use the menu option in a column header.

  • Enabling the table columns visibility toggle

    Enable the table columns visibility toggle so that application users can hide or show table columns at run time.

  • Enabling the refresh view button for a table

    Enable the Refresh option for a table so that users can reload the table data while retaining the personalization options that they applied, such as filtering or hiding the columns.

  • Adding custom actions to the table toolbar

    Add custom actions to the table toolbar so that the users can quickly access functions that they need and use frequently.

  • Upgrade considerations

    When you upgrade from a previous Pega Platform version you might need to adjust the design of some sections.

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