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Saving and Publishing Custom Blocks

You can save your custom blocks to a file for importing into your instance of TeamConnect, or simply to save your work and continue working on it at a later time. You can also publish your custom block directly to TeamConnect from the Screen Designer application.

To save a custom block

  1. After editing your custom block, open the File menu and select Save Block.
    • If there are any missing required properties on your custom block, an error message will be displayed with a list of the affected elements or fields. Fill in the missing information and save the screen again.
  2. Enter a file name and location for your custom screen file. Your custom screen file will be saved in XML format with the file extension *.scr.xml.
  3. Click Save.

To open a custom block

  1. Open the File menu and select Open Block.
  2. Click Browse....
    1. Locate your previously saved custom block file, which should have the file extension *.scr.xml.
    2. Click Open.
  3. Select the object type of the custom block file from the Target Object drop-down list.
  4. Click Open.

To publish a custom block

  1. After editing your custom block, open the File menu and select Publish Block.
    • If there are any missing required properties on your custom block, an error message will be displayed with a list of the affected elements or fields. Fill in the missing information and publish the screen again.
  2. Select the Publish Type: Enter New Name or Select Existing File.
    • If you selected Enter New Name, enter a File Name for your custom block, then click OK. Your custom screen will be saved and uploaded to the TeamConnect instance with the file extension *.scr.xml.
    • If you selected Select Existing File, choose an existing custom block file from the Select File drop-down list, then click OK. Your custom block will be saved and uploaded to the TeamConnect instance, replacing the past version of the selected file.
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