[ic] Tips and tricks -- override of UI menus

Kaare Rasmussen kar@webline.dk
Sat, 18 Nov 2000 13:24:52 +0100

> The Interchange UI probably is useful for most people in its standard
> form. Of course, that is not always true. The benefits of open source
> allow you to edit the pages and files in lib/UI (location of all UI-related
> stuff) and get the presentation and functionality you need.

There are a lot of tips and tricks for the UI menu, but none seems to fit me 

I'd like to build some functionality that is to be accessed from all 
catalogs. And I'd like to use the admin menu system, but the functionality 
will be completely different.

This means different pages, different menu items and everything else is 
different. The only connection to the admin menu is that I like the menu from 
the construct demo; it would be a good idea to start from there, and my 
system will not be copied to each and every catalogue.

So I thought I'd copy the lib/UI/pages/admin directory and change the 
functionality from there. Or is there a better way?
There are a lot of UI_BASE all over the place. Seems they have to be changed 
to another variable for my purposes.
But I have a hard time finding the menu options themselves. How do I change 
the names "Orders", "Customers" et al in the menu?

If this is the wrong way of doing it, I'd really like to know.

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