Shell bar


These are all the visible buttons if Advance Mode is enabled

Main Shell bar actions and functions

The shell bar includes the following actions and functions:


Once selected, a dialog opens, and it is used to define a new application. You must choose under which account the application should be placed and the name of the application.


Once selected, a dialog opens with a list of all the application available to open.

Manage Data

Manage test data and connect it to your application.

app builder shell data

You can select on the New button to perform one of two actions: import a Microsoft Excel file or manually add a JSON body.

An example
  "users": [
      "id": 1,
      "name": "John Doe",
      "email": "",
      "age": 25
      "id": 2,
      "name": "Jane Smith",
      "email": "",
      "age": 30
  "products": [
      "id": 1,
      "name": "Product A",
      "price": 9.99,
      "quantity": 10
      "id": 2,
      "name": "Product B",
      "price": 14.99,
      "quantity": 5
      "id": 3,
      "name": "Product C",
      "price": 24.99,
      "quantity": 2
  "orders": [
      "id": 1,
      "userId": 1,
      "productId": 2,
      "quantity": 3,
      "status": "pending"
      "id": 2,
      "userId": 2,
      "productId": 1,
      "quantity": 2,
      "status": "completed"

Import images that can be used in your application

app builder media

DXP Marketplace drop-down menu

Publish to DXP Marketplace

You have the choice to publish your content to the Marketplace, and it can be set as either visible to the public or kept private for restricted access. More about publishing items in the Marketplace here.

Options drop-down menu

App Settings

Opens the mains settings dialog.

Manage Data

Opens the Manage Data dialog

AI Recommendation

When enabled, the feature allows AI recommendations to assist you while adding components in the preview. This is also enabled on default.

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Copies the current open application.

Export to Neptune DXP - Open Edition

You can export the application to a .planet9 file, enabling you to upload it to the Neptune DXP - Open Edition.

Export to Neptune DXP - SAP Edition

You can export the application to a .xml file, enabling you to upload it to the Neptune DXP - SAP Edition.

Export to File

Exports application to a .appbuilder file.

Import from File

Exports application to a .appbuilder file.

Collaboration drop-down menu

Direct Link

Copy the URL to distribute and share the application.


Generates a QR code to distribute and share the application.

app builder share

When sharing the application, you can capture user feedback and heatmap information.

Displays all user heatmaps for each screen or page.

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User Feedback

View all user feedbacks.

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Advanced Mode

Advanced Mode enables users to access a broader range of functions and advanced tools, empowering them to enhance their apps even further.

When enabled you get:

  • Helpers and display options

  • The application tree

  • Application options drop-down menu

  • Basic components pane

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