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What’s New in SAP Fiori Launchpad in User Interface Add-On SPS11 for SAP NetWeaver

This blog summarizes the new and changed features of SAP Fiori launchpad in User Interface Add-On SPS11 for SAP NetWeaver.

SAP Fiori Launchpad Features

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End User Feedback (1) End users can give feedback about an SAP Fiori app and the SAP Fiori launchpad in general. In the header bar, you click on the Options menu icon and you choose Give Feedback. /wp-content/uploads/2015/01/feedback_3_632354.png
(2) Then you enter your feedback and you click on Send. /wp-content/uploads/2015/01/feedback2_632350.png
Tile Actions (1) A new button has been added to the launchpad allowing users to activate the action mode for tiles. In the header bar, you click on the Options menu icon and you choose Tile Actions. /wp-content/uploads/2015/01/tileactions_1_632355.png
(2) The Fiori launchpad changes into action mode. By clicking on a tile the available actions for the tile are displayed. The administrator can create actions in the launchpad designer, and enable this feature using launchpad configuration parameters (see Launchpad Designer features below). /wp-content/uploads/2015/01/tile_actions_3_632360.png
Launchpad Themes and Accessibility of Fiori Launchpad (1) End users can now choose the SAP High Contrast Black theme in the user preferences. /wp-content/uploads/2015/01/high_contrast_theme_632361.png
(2) End users can see the Fiori launchpad displayed with high contrast: /wp-content/uploads/2015/01/high_contrast_slim_632372.png
Additional new and changed features
  • Locked Groups
  • Cache Busting
  • Customizing the Launchpad URL
  • Launchpad Content Checks
  • Assigning Tile Catalogs to Roles
  • Extending the Launchpad

See the official documentation: What’s New in SAP Fiori Launchpad – User Interface Add-On for SAP NetWeaver – SAP Library

SAP Fiori Launchpad Designer

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Identifying the Newest Target Mapping When creating a target mapping, the administrator can now view similar target mappings across all the catalogs in the system, to make sure that the most updated version of a target mapping is being used as the target. In the catalogue view of the designer, choose at the bottom of the page: /wp-content/uploads/2015/01/show_sim_target_mappings_632409.png

Configuring the Personalization Option for Groups

When creating or editing a group, an administrator can enable or disable the personalization of a group for all end users: /wp-content/uploads/2015/01/group_user_personalize_632403.png
Adding Tile Navigation Actions In the configuration view of static and dynamic app launcher tiles, a new table, Tile Actions, was added. In this table, the administrator can add multiple tile navigation actions, where the target type is either a URL or an intent. /wp-content/uploads/2015/01/actions_in_designer_632404.png

Additional Information:

SAP NetWeaver UI Add-on SPS11 and the product documentation is available for download via Service Marketplace: -> SAP Support Portal ->Software Downloads -> Support Packages and Patches ->  A – Z Index -> N -> UI ADD-ON FOR SAP NETWEAVER (Serviced Marketplace user necessary for access). The online version of the documentation is available on SAP Help Portal at:


2097199 – Central Note for SAP Fiori Launchpad – UI Add-On 1.0 SP11

1666367 Release strategy for Netweaver UI Extensions

1666369 Support Packages for Netweaver UI Extensions Version 1.0

1666368 Installing Netweaver UI Extensions Version 1.0

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      Author's profile photo Siva rama Krishna Pabbraju
      Siva rama Krishna Pabbraju

      Hi  Vera Gutbrod,

      I do not see option "Tile Actions" in SAP_UI 751 Service Pack 00. 

      It is not even mentioned in the SAP documentation.


      Can you please guide how to enable Tile actions in SAP_UI 751.