How do I make a Blueprint channel linking to Classic PPM have the look/feel of New UX?

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Products

Clarity PPM SaaS Clarity PPM On Premise

Issue/Introduction

How do I make a Blueprint channel that links to a page in Classic PPM have the display of New User Experience (UX)?

Environment

Release : 15.6

Component : CA PPM SAAS STUDIO

Resolution

1. Change the UI Theme to use a Phoenix UI Theme. This change will also be applied in Classic PPM.
  • In Classic PPM go to Clarity->Administration->UI Themes
  • There is an out of the box Phoenix theme that can be selected, or a custom Phoenix theme can be created
2. Once the them is change change is made, you can update the channels to add the following to the end of the URLs to hide menu options.

You can add both or one as applicable. To add both, add the following to the end of the Channel URL: &puiFullscreen=on&puiHidePPMTabs=on 
  • &puiFullscreen=on - This hides one of the two main menus that appears on the along the left edge of the page
  • &puiHidePPMTabs=on - This hides project-specific menu items including project tabs such as Tasks, Team, etc
To update the channel URL:
  • Edit the blueprint.
  • Open the channel module.
  • Add the desired combination of the above appenders to the end of the Channel URL field:
    Example to add both: &puiFullscreen=on&puiHidePPMTabs=on 
  • Save and publish your blueprint.

Additional Information

See KB 117734 - How do I create a Channel in the New UX that links to Classic PPM?
For more details on Blueprints and Channels see: Configure Links to External Content With Channels