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Web Service DataSource

Configure Search Control with Web Service:

1.Drag and drop a Search control from the toolbox.

    1.1 Select the datasource for Search control either through ‘Quick Menu’ or ‘Properties’ window.

    1.2 Select the datasource as ‘Web Service’ from the dropdown ‘DataSource Type’ and click on ‘Items’ from Properties window inorder to proceed with the configuration

2.‘Table View Items’ window gets open up.

    2.1  Select a webservice datasource from ‘DataSource’ wizard.

    2.2  Click on the ‘Next’ button inorder to continue with the wizard.

3. ‘DataSource objects’ wizard gets open up.

 3.1  This window lists out all the webservice methods from which any of the method can be selected that has to be configured with the Search control.

 3.2   Click on the ‘Next’ button to proceed.

4. ‘Request XML’ wizard gets open up.

    4.1 User can configure the input nodes either with static values or with the controls configured in the form.

  • These configured input nodes will get transmitted along with the request.

4.2 ‘View Request’ button

  •    Click on ‘View Request’ button.
  • The Request XML for the webservice will be displayed as a pop up. User can view the Request XML displayed.
  • Mouse scroll can be used to scroll down the page.
  • Click on button inorder to close the pop up.

4.3 Click on ‘Next’ button to proceed with the wizard.

5. ‘Search Result Configuration’ wizard gets open up.
Look and feel of the resultant columns for Search control can be managed in this wizard.

     5.1 General Tab

  • All the output nodes selected can be viewed as the resultant columns.
  • User can change the look and feel of these columns.
  • Columns can also be managed here using ‘Add Column’ button.

5.2 On clicking ‘Next’ button, a ‘Manage Rule’ window will pop up.

  • Manage the FillData command as ‘Sync’ and ‘A-sync’.
  • Manage the trigger on which the control has to be loaded in preview.
  • View the FillData commands associated with the same control under section ‘Associated Rules’.
  • Now a rule to fill the control will be automatically generated in Rules Engine under the selected trigger.
  • The pop up gets closed automatically on clicking the button ‘Finish’.