Customizing the Portal Announcement

Overview

The Announcement board on the portal homepage can be used as a dashboard to share information with your team. You can attach views or graphs/charts from your apps and make bookmarks linked to commonly used apps or spaces. Only the system administrators can edit the portal Announcement, and its contents will be shown on your team member's Announcement boards.

Editing the Announcement

  1. From the portal home, click the EditScreen_Shot_2017-05-19_at_10.22.45_AM.png icon on the right side of the Announcement section.
  2. Change the Name of the Announcement section, if desired.
  3. Type your message to your team, using the text formatting tools if desired.
  4. When you have the desired message, click Screen_Shot_2017-05-09_at_2.25.59_PM.png

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Displaying Graphs & Views

In Announcement, you can display the latest data from an app that you want to share with your team members. You can select information from an App to display as a View or a Graph.

  1. From the portal home, click the EditScreen_Shot_2017-05-19_at_10.22.45_AM.png icon on the right side of the Announcement section.
  2. To attach a view or a graph/chart from an app, click Attach App.
    • To attach a view or a graph/chart in your Announcement board, you need to set up a view or a graph/chart in your app beforehand. For more details about how to set up a view or a graph/chart, see the following pages: 
  3. Search or select an app.
  4. Using the drop-downs, select either a View or a Graph to attach.
  5. Click Screen_Shot_2017-05-19_at_10.25.49_AM.png and Screen_Shot_2017-05-09_at_2.25.59_PM.png

Creating Bookmarks

You can display links to your apps or spaces on your Announcement board. This feature helps users access to their desired apps or spaces easily. The following steps guide you through how to create bookmarks with images.

  1. From the portal home, click the EditScreen_Shot_2017-05-19_at_10.22.45_AM.png icon on the right side of the Announcement section.
  2. Click Screen_Shot_2018-05-11_at_13.59.08.png to attach an image file.
  3. Highlight the attached image file.
  4. Click Screen_Shot_2018-05-11_at_14.00.17.png to link the image to your desired app or space.
  5. Click Screen_Shot_2017-05-19_at_10.25.49_AM.png and Screen_Shot_2017-05-09_at_2.25.59_PM.png.

 

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