SAP Fiori My Inbox 2.0 SP02: Features
We released a new Service Package SP02 for the 2.0 version of the SAP Fiori application “My Inbox” in May 2016.
You could find the details in this note 221151.
List of features added in this SP:
- Custom Attributes in List View
- Options to integrate different applications UIs into My Inbox
Let’s look at these features in detail:
Custom Attributes in List View
With this feature, custom attributes with certain pre-defined names can be displayed in the Master List.
Following can be achieved with this feature as shown in the image:
- Replace Task title
- Display a KPI indicator (Number)
- Display a KPI unit
- Display one additional custom attribute
How does this feature work
- There are maximum of 4 custom attributes that can be shown in the List View.
- These attributes which are visible in List, is also displayed in the Detail View header data.
- These attributes should have following pre-defined names
- These pre-defined names are mapped to the locations in the list view as displayed in the following screen-shot.
- Attributes which are shown in the list are not displayed in the description tab of the detail view for the selected task.
This feature is disabled in My Inbox by default.To enable it, the administrator needs to configure an additional parameter in the Tile configuration for My Inbox. The parameter is showAdditionalAttributes=true needs to be provided while launching the app as shown in the image below:
UI Integration Options in My Inbox
It is now possible to navigate to other application types configured via an intent. (Web Dynpro, Transaction etc) including the SAPUI5 Fiori applications. Refer the note 2305401 for more details.
Following three different Intent based App navigations are supported in My Inbox:
Embed in Detail View on Task Selection
The application is rendered into the detail view of My Inbox on selecting a task in master list. The header and toolbar in the detail screen is provided by My Inbox as shown below. The user can perform all the default actions provided by My Inbox on the selected task.
A target mapping for the target SAPUI5 Fiori application should exist in the Launchpad designer with the value of the parameter openMode set to embedIntoDetails as follows:
Embed in detail view on ‘Open Task’ action
The application is rendered into the detail view of My Inbox on performing the ‘Open Task’ action for the selected task in My Inbox. My Inbox does not render any header or footer in this scenario and they should be provided by the integrated application.The application can choose to have its own set of actions in the footer bar.
A target mapping for the target SAPUI5 application should exist in the Launchpad designer with the value of the parameter openMode set to replaceDetails as follows:
Cross Application navigation to an external application is triggered on choosing the ‘Open Task’ button from My Inbox detail view as shown below. In this scenario the user is navigated away from My Inbox to the configured SAPUI5 application. It is recommended that the integrated SAPUI5 Fiori Application provides a ‘back’ button, which can be used to navigate back to My Inbox.
A target mapping for the other SAPUI5 application should exist in the Launchpad with the value of the parameter openMode set to external as follows: