Setting Display Fields and Input Fields

You can change and customize the configuration of screen related items, such as the number of items shown in Message and Bulletin Board or the width of the input field for the body text, to make them easier to use.

Steps:
  1. Click the "User name" in the header.

  2. Click "Personal settings".

  3. Select "Common settings" tab.

  4. Click "Screen".

  5. Click "General Settings".

  6. Configure the Display field.

    The following items can be configured for the display field.

    • Number of items to be displayed on the list screen:
      From the drop-down list, select how many items are displayed on the list screen such as messages and bulletin board.
    • Number of comments displayed in the list of comments:
      From the drop-down list, select how many items to display on the details screen of messages and bulletin board.
    • Width to display subject:
      Select the width to display the subject from the drop-down. The width is the number of characters in single-byte.
      This setting is not applicable for the "Notifications" portlet which uses "Multi-line layout".
    • Width to display excerpts from body text and comments:
      Select the width to display the body text and comments from the drop-down. The width is the number of characters in single-byte.
      This setting is not applicable for the "Notifications" portlet which uses "Multi-line layout".
    • Width to display from/to recipients:
      Select the width to display the from/to recipients from the drop-down. The width is the number of characters in single-byte.
    • Destination applications for e-mail addresses:
      Select the application or screen you want to start when you click the link of an e-mail address that is included in the body and comment.
      Depending on the system administrator settings, the third-party software names may be displayed in the options.
      • Start the e-mail program in the Web browser (mailto: link):
        The e-mail program starts.
      • Start the E-mail:
        The "Compose E-mail" screen of Garoon is displayed.
    • Image files (gif, jpeg, etc.):
      When the "Show image with body text" check box is selected, the image files attached to messages and topics are displayed with the body and comments.
      The image file is displayed as a smaller image. You can display image files in the following formats.
      • gif
      • jpeg
      • pjpeg
      • png
    • Character encoding to export to files:
      Select a character encoding to use for exporting messages, bulletin board, notes, or e-mails to a text file from the drop-down list.
      When you enable the "Select on exporting" setting, you can select a character encoding when you export files.
    • Information to display after user name:
      Select the items displayed after user names. Depending on your system administrator's settings, the items you set may not appear.
      • English Name:
        Select to display the English name after the name of the user. Depending on your system administrator settings, you may not be able to select English names.

        Image with the English name

      • Priority organization:
        Configure to display the priority organization name after the name of the user.

        Image with organization name

    • Profile pictures:
      If you select the "Show profile pictures in comments and User list" check box, images that are registered in the user details are displayed as icons representing them.
    Image of items in the display field

  7. Configure the input field.

    The following items can be configured for the input field.

    • Width of input field for body:
      From the drop-down list, select the width of input field for body text of messages and bulletin board. The width is the number of characters in single-byte.
      This setting is not applied to the width of the body of the "E-mail" screen.
      In Garoon version 5.5.0 or later, they are also not applied to contents in HTML portlets (My Portlet).
    • Height of input field for body:
      From the drop-down list, select the height of input field for body text of messages and bulletin board. The height is the number of lines.
      This setting is not applied to the text body of e-mails.
    Image of settings field for input field

  8. Confirm your settings and click "Save".