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WebScreen to WebBlock conversion and vice versa

Frontend
Implemented
on 17 Nov 2009
OutSystems 5.0
It would be nice to be able to convert a webscreen into a webblock and vice versa with one click.

Created on 13 May 2010
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In 5.0 you can already do that by copying the screen and then using Paste As and selecting Web Block
Indeed Gustavo is right.

Just copy your webscreen, select "Paste As..." and then use the option WebBlock.


Already Done.
It would also be nice if this functionality included the ability to select a container on a page and convert it to a web block. 

For example, intelliwarp crates a linked table what you drag an entity to an edit record page.  It would be nice to be able to convert that object to a web block
Merged this idea with 'Convert web screen to web block and vice-versa' (created on 22 Aug 2018 11:48:41 by Amol Tupe)

Just like we convert Local variable to input parameter and vice-versa,
The option to convert Web Block to Web Screen and vice-versa will be very helpful.

Instead of copying and pasting from one section to another, This option will save more development time.



This comment was:
- originally posted on idea 'Convert web screen to web block and vice-versa' (created on 22 Aug 2018 by Amol Tupe)
- merged to idea 'WebScreen to WebBlock conversion and vice versa' on 27 Nov 2018 08:45:54 by Ricardo Alves

Hi,

This is already possible. True that the option is not as visible as the Convert to with parameters and variables.

Try to cut your Screen, and Right click the UI Flow and select Paste As. You will see the following:

Selecting the Web Block option gives you what you want. The same window pops up when cutting a web block or email.


Cheers



This comment was:
- originally posted on idea 'Convert web screen to web block and vice-versa' (created on 22 Aug 2018 by Amol Tupe)
- merged to idea 'WebScreen to WebBlock conversion and vice versa' on 27 Nov 2018 08:45:54 by Ricardo Alves

Oh cool, still like the idea, because this should be more visible!



This comment was:
- originally posted on idea 'Convert web screen to web block and vice-versa' (created on 22 Aug 2018 by Amol Tupe)
- merged to idea 'WebScreen to WebBlock conversion and vice versa' on 27 Nov 2018 08:45:54 by Ricardo Alves

If it could be added as options on the context menu it would reduce the need to cut/copy and then paste as web block/screen.

For example, if you right-click on a web-screen there could be an option to convert to a web block, and vice-versa. 



This comment was:
- originally posted on idea 'Convert web screen to web block and vice-versa' (created on 22 Aug 2018 by Amol Tupe)
- merged to idea 'WebScreen to WebBlock conversion and vice versa' on 27 Nov 2018 08:45:54 by Ricardo Alves

Changed the category to Frontend




This comment was:
- originally posted on idea 'Convert web screen to web block and vice-versa' (created on 22 Aug 2018 by Amol Tupe)
- merged to idea 'WebScreen to WebBlock conversion and vice versa' on 27 Nov 2018 08:45:54 by Ricardo Alves

Merge with https://www.outsystems.com/ideas/129/webscreen-to-webblock-conversion-and-vice-versa ?



This comment was:
- originally posted on idea 'Convert web screen to web block and vice-versa' (created on 22 Aug 2018 by Amol Tupe)
- merged to idea 'WebScreen to WebBlock conversion and vice versa' on 27 Nov 2018 08:45:55 by Ricardo Alves
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