When an application with customized metadata is run, the applicable customizations that belong to the active layer values in
customization.properties are loaded from the corresponding repository and layered over the base metadata of the application to produce the desired customized contents for viewing. You do not have to switch back the Default role before you run the application.
In the example you will first run the application with
site=headquarters as the active layer value in
customization.properties. To begin running the application, you will right-click
orders-task-definition in the Application Navigator and choose
The default Browse activity will be executed and the Browse page will display in your browser, showing the base contents plus the customized contents in the
Then you will open the
customization.properties file using your file system editor. You will edit the layer values to make the
site=remoteoffices layer value active, and the
site=headquarters layer value inactive:
#Configured values for the default layer values site=remoteoffices #site=headquarters
To run the application in the new active layer value, you will stop the application and rerun the application.
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