Global Button Flow: Return to Portal

Last Updated 08.22.02

General Description


The Return to Portal flow allows a user to quickly return to their portal, or aggregated view of all their work and applications. This flow is instantiated via the Return to Portal global button.

Guideline Attributes

Spec Version # - 3.1
Spec Contributors - Betsy Beier, Craig Louis
UI Models - all models
Example Products - all products
Related Guidelines - Global Buttons, Global Page Templates, Messaging Flows, Messaging Templates

Interaction and Usage Specifications

General Principles

Templates Used within Flow

Common Initiation Points or Start Points to Flow

See the Global Page Templates Guideline for interaction and usage specifications for this template.

Switching to Global Areas When Work Is Incomplete

When a Global Button is selected, it may be necessary to display a Warning message to the user. If so, an error checking flow should be used. See the Save Model and Messaging Templates guidelines for details on Warning messages and saving work. The error checking flow would be called for if:

Visual Specifications

Return to Portal Flow

When the Return to Portal button is selected, the application window repaints with the Oracle Portal (formerly Oracle Home Page.)

Flow Schematic: Return to Portal

Open/Closed Issues