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IBM Rational Application Developer V6 Portlet Application Development and Portal Tools by Ryan Wilson, Gianfranco Rutigliano, George Kroner, Belen Gonzalez, Karla Galvan, Cristiano Cesario, Juan R. Rodriguez

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4.4. Portlet modes

The following portlet modes are supported in the IBM Portlet API:

  • View. When a user is simply viewing the portlet, likely with other portlets on the page, it is in View mode.

  • Edit. When the user selects the Edit button to change some configuration information, the portlet is in Edit mode. Users only have access to the Edit mode if they have been granted edit access by the administrator.

  • Configure. The Configure mode is conceptually similar to Edit mode in that it is used to adjust the configuration of the portlet. However, only users with manage permissions on a portlet have access to the Configure mode. In practice, the average user may have edit permissions on a portlet to change certain personal settings such as user IDs ...

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