As it has been explained in the introduction, a desktop is a display that is composed by channels. During this section, it will be explained how to create and manage desktops and their inner channels. In adittion, the dynamics offered by desktops are commented in later section.

1 How to access to desktops?

In order to access to desktops, one should connect to the url: "" and log in with the user and password received.

Log in window in "".

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.

The picture shows the way to create, delete or access to a desktop's configuration. Also, the option to add a channel to the desktop.

When clicking on the "add channel" button, a window to select the database and the channel will appear as showed in the image.

By selecting "pmnt" wic, the channel list contained in that database is displayed.

When a channel has been added, the desktop will have the following view:

Desktop showing the first channel selected.

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.

A channel with the possibility to filter the data and change columns dynamically.

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.


Desktops 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.

Desktop with one channel and three bookmark's folders (main tables, customer and auxiliary).

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.

"Bookmark" slide contained in the general menu.

Once inside bookmark's menu, folders can be introduced and modified to be incorporated as channels in a desktop.

Screenshot creating a bookmark's folder.
Screenshot adding a folder as a channel.

Inside bookmark's folder, one should create the links. To do so, the proceed is similar to the folder's creation:

Screenshot adding a favorite.
Screenshot editing a favorite.

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:

Favorites' folder in a desktop.