A Custom System enables you to dynamically add any AWM application to the Application Explorer view.
Micro Focus recommends that you load an AWM application from a Custom System during the applications development and testing phase. The only prerequisite for doing this is that the AWM model defining the application is located in a project within the IDE's workspace.
The whole application change workflow, which includes, load, edit, change, and reload, is directly supported from the context menu of the application under the Custom System.
You can create a Custom System in two ways:
Once you have created a system you can add an AWM application from the system context menu.
This enables you to:
Once the application has been added to the Custom System it can be opened for editing.
Making changes to a loaded model requires you to reload the corresponding application. To reload the application, right-click the application, and then click Reload Application. If a model associated with a Custom System has changed and the application has not been reloaded then this is indicated by an asterisk (*) at the end of the application name.
To create a Custom System:
This opens the Add System(s) dialog box.
This opens the New Custom AWM System dialog box.