You define side panels using the Role Maintenance ( PFCG) transaction. You select an entry in the Role Menu and define it as side panel. This entry can be a folder or a node such as a transaction code, a Web Dynpro application, a Web address or a file.
You have the following options to define side panels:
You can define an individual node as a side panel.
You can define a folder as a side panel.
All entries in the folder are defined as a as a side panel.
After defining a side panel, you can proceed as follows:
You can assign a side panel to other applications.
You can assign a side panel to different user roles (a specific role or for all roles relevant to a user).
Select the Menu tab page.
Select an entry in the Role menu .
Choose the Other Node Details pushbutton.
Proceed as follows:
To define an individual entry as a side panel, choose the Side Panel option in the Node Option field.
To define a folder as a side panel, choose the Side Panel option in the Folder Option field.
For more information about the settings in the Role menu , see 5.5 Navigation Tree .