Login AM Operations Working with Settings

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Login AM consists of a lot of different setting types, which all have a different way of working. This chapter explains the different types of settings.

Setting Types

String

The string type is the most common type of setting, it can contain any value that can be typed on a keyboard.

Additional Buttons

The string type has no additional buttons.

Credentials

The credentials type is a combination of a username and a password, which always belong to each other. The password is displayed in a masked input box.

Additional Buttons

The credentials type has no additional buttons.

Boolean

The boolean type is always true or false, never something else.

Additional Buttons

The boolean type has no additional buttons.

Folder

The folder type is a type that is used to select a folder. It has auto-completion and two additional buttons for browsing to a folder and opening the folder in explorer.

Additional Buttons

Button Description Button Browse Used for browsing to a folder Open Used to open the folder in explorer File

The file type is a type that is used to select a file. It has auto-completion and two additional buttons for browsing to a folder and opening the file in notepad.

Additional Buttons

Button Description Button Browse Used for browsing to a file Open Used to open the file with notepad List

The list type contains a list of values that can be selected.

Additional Buttons

The list type has no additional buttons.


Filters


Each setting type has a filter button This filter button can be used to assign different values to a setting, based on filter expressions.Filter expressions are string values that allow for configurations to be applied or discarded based on the evaluation of one or more filters. Filters are small snippets that yield either true or false. An example of such a filter is the FileExist filter.

When a filter is applied to a settings, the settings value will be displayed as:

More than one filter can be applied to a setting. If this is the case, the value of the first filter expression that resolves to true is selected. The order of the filter expressions is editable in the filter builder, which can be accessed by clicking on the filter button.