Is it possible to save changes to the app settings as a draft without applying them to the actual environment?

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After making changes to the app settings, you can save these changes without applying them to the actual environment (save them as a draft).

Saving Changes as a Draft

The following example describes how to save the changes made to the form settings as a draft.

  1. Open the "App Settings" screen.
    Opening the App Settings Screen

  2. Edit the form and click Save Form.
    The changes you have made up until this step are saved as a draft.

  3. Move to a different screen (such as Portal) without clicking Update App or Discard Changes.

Checking the Status of Changes

On the "App Management" screen, you can check whether or not changes to the app settings are applied to the actual environment.

  • If "Changed" is displayed in the Status column for the app
    The most recent changes to the setting have not been applied to the actual environment yet. Image

  • If "Activated" is displayed in the Status column for the app
    The most recent changes have already been applied to the actual environment.

Operations to Be Carried Out after Saving Changes as a Draft

After saving changes as a draft, carry out one of the following operations as necessary.

Continue with the Setting Change

If you want to continue with the setting change, perform the following steps.

  1. Open the "App Settings" screen.
    Opening the App Settings Screen

  2. Change the settings.

  3. If you want to apply the changes to the actual environment, click Update App and then click OK.

Test the Functionality of the App

To check how the app works after you have changed the settings, perform the following steps.

  1. Open the "App Settings" screen.
    Opening the App Settings Screen

  2. Open the App Settings tab and click Preview.

  3. Test the functionality of the app.
    For details on the Preview feature, refer to Performing Functional Tests on Apps.

  4. Click the Back to App Settings button.

  5. If you want to apply the changes to the actual environment, click Update App and then click OK.

Discard the Setting Change

To discard the changes made to the settings, perform the following steps.

  1. Open the "App Settings" screen.
    Opening the App Settings Screen

  2. Click Discard Changes and click OK.