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Author's profile photo Eugen Roth

Introducing Shell Navigation parameters

Introduction

In this blog post I’d like to introduce new theming parameters for the Shell Navigation.

Shell Navigation is the main and default navigation displayed on the SAP Fiori launchpad home page. It offers an easy access to multiple pages per space.

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Shell navigation preview in UI Theme Designer

Whats new?

Since SAPUI5 version 1.90 it is possible to theme the Shell Navigation with UI Theme Designer to adjust it to your corporate brand design. Following Shell Navigation parameters are available in “Detailed“ theming section in the UI Theme Designer.

Background Color: The background color for the shell navigation area.
@sapShell_Navigation_Background

Text Color: The standard color of text in the shell.
@sapShell_Navigation_TextColor

Active Background Color: Active background color of the shell navigation area content.
@sapShell_Navigation_Active_Background

Active Text Color: Active text color of shell navigation area content.
@sapShell_Navigation_Active_TextColor

Hover Background Color: The hover background color for the shell navigation area.
@sapShell_Navigation_Hover_Background

Selected Color: The color of selected shell content.
@sapShell_Navigation_SelectedColor

Selected Text Color: The color of selected text in the shell.
@sapShell_Navigation_Selected_TextColor

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Customized Shell navigation preview in UI Theme Designer

Conclusion

Using the new parameters, you have even more possibilities to adjust your UI to your corporate branding.

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      Author's profile photo Stephan Heinberg
      Stephan Heinberg

      Dear Eugen,

      thank you for the information.

      Could this be down ported to version 1.84? (S/4 HANA 2020)

      For us this is not a new feature, but a bug fix or at least missing functionality.

      Our customers complain about the ugly theme in the SAP UI, because theme designer does not adapt the shell header button colors:

      Thanks,

      Stephan

       

      Author's profile photo Eugen Roth
      Eugen Roth
      Blog Post Author

      Dear Stephan,

      I had a chat with the product owner of Fiori Launchpad and I was told that there will be no downport to version 1.84.

      best regards

      Eugen

      Author's profile photo Luis Kovacevic
      Luis Kovacevic

      Hi Eugen Roth ,

      I am having an issue with a particular shell header parameter, favorite icon (sapShell_Favicon). As I change it and the launchpad where I´m using this theme is not taking this ico.

      Do you know if there is any requirement for this parameter? I´m setting an ico image of 48x48 as the one used in the standard theme is like that.

       

      Thanks and regards!

      Luis