1 How to access to desktops?
In order to access to desktops, one should connect to the url: "www.mydeister.com" and log in with the user and password received.
Once user and password has been introduced, the site directly redirects the user to the desktop window.
2 Desktop management
Firstly, when a desktop is created, it is necessary to add channels to it in order to visualize the desired information. The channels that are wanted to be added should be defined in the proper wic database. Once they are, they can be easily annexed through the menu on the upper-right corner as seen in the following image.
When clicking on the "add channel" button, a window to select the database and the channel will appear as showed in the image.
When a channel has been added, the desktop will have the following view:
3 Desktop's dynamics
Just adding one by one, a user can have as many channels as he/she wants, including the option of resizing/moving them as preferred by dragging them. Moreover, some channels offer the possibility to filter the data or select the columns that are interesting for the user. To do so, two buttons appear on the upper-right corner.
If there are two clearly separated businesses that require to have more than one desktop, it is also possible to increase the number of them the same way the first one was added. Thus, a user can have any number of desktops as he/she considers necessary to handle different data.
InfoDesktops are visual expositions easy to be customized.
Additionally, there is a way to add potential links to forms and dashboards including them in bookmarks. These bookmarks, can be sent as favorites to a desktop and allow the user to organize folders for faster navigation through the application.
3.1 Adding bookmarks to desktops
Concretely, if a user wants to add a bookmark to have faster access to some form or dashboard it has to be done from the bookmark's panel. This panel can be accessed from the general menu.
Once inside bookmark's menu, folders can be introduced and modified to be incorporated as channels in a desktop.
Inside bookmark's folder, one should create the links. To do so, the proceed is similar to the folder's creation:
The favorite's edition is needed in order to add the link to the proper object and database it is contained in.
When the process has been completed, the final desktop folder view will look like this: