[ic] Changing Admin UI files in ~/interchange

Mike Heins mike at perusion.com
Sun Nov 16 17:05:36 EST 2003

Quoting Interchange User (interchange at framework.cx):
> Hi all,
> 	I am customizing the admin UI for a client.  While I am able to 
> 	modify some pages pretty easily, the only way I have found to modify, for 
> instance, the tabbed menus or the list that shows up when you first 
> login (Orders, Customers, Items, Content, etc.) is to modify
> ~/interchange/lib/UI/pages/include/menus/Top.txt
> 	Can this be done in a more portable fashion?  At the moment, I can 
> 	get by editing files in the Interchange installation directory because I am 
> only serving  one catalog, but we may want to add more soon, so this 
> isn't the ideal solution.  Where would I put files or redirect the UI 
> to look elsewhere for includes in the admin UI?

Everything for the UI should be customizable on a per-catalog basis.

The menu editor does this for you. If you want to edit the file instead
of use that, first copy it into CATALOG_DIR/include/menus/Top.txt. Then 
edit that.

Mike Heins
Perusion -- Expert Interchange Consulting    http://www.perusion.com/
phone +1.765.647.1295      <mike at perusion.com>

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