Last Modified: 10.10.2012
The editing forms are used to modify elements comprising the site content, or edit
parameters of the system. For example, selecting the Edit command of the information block
action menu opens an information block editing form.
Since site elements (or module settings forms) may include a lot of editable properties, some
editing forms are implemented using the so-called property sheets. With their advent,
property sheets are widely used to enhance user interface, and it's no wonder because property
sheets allow to divide numerous properties in logical groups (pages) thus making user
interface easy to handle and comprehensive. Usually, properties are grouped in such a way that first
property pages in a sheet contain the most frequently used properties, while other pages hold all
The figure below illustrates a part of the information block property sheet form.
For short, the system help section uses the term tab as a synonym of a property page.