During a project, when the time comes to work with the isv.config file, the difficulties begin:
- What can I Delete in the default isv.config?
- What can I add and where can I add item?
- What are the possible XML attributes?
Moreover, you need to remember every XML nodes and attributes allowed to be sure to pass the import check made by the CRM server.
This tool was made to allow people to manage graphically the isv.config.
The features are:
- Import/Export isv.config
- Save as XML file
- Contextual menu to work with each item
- Test feature to test access to icons and URL defined in items
How to use this tool
The toolbar allows you to create a brand new Isv.Config file, open existing one or save your current work in a XML file. You can also export or import the Isv.Config file from/to a CRM server. The last button allows you to change the test URL that helps you to validate that pages or icons specified are reachable.
When saving or importing an Isv.Config file, its content is validated using the customization schema files, provided by Microsoft, to ensure that the structure and the content of the file is correct.
- Isv treeview
The Isv treeview shows a graphical view of the Isv.Config XML.
- Context Menu
The context menu guides you to avoid creating wrong items at the wrong place. Just perform a right click over an item to see available actions.
- Right Panel
The right panel allows you to define all properties of the selected item. You can also test URLs you defined for webpage and icons. The content of this page is monitored to be sure you don’t leave it without saving your work.
- Treeview toolbar
The treeview toolbar allows you to reorder the nested items or delete them.