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Display Settings

In this section, you can define a number of display-related options to be applied to the Oro application. The settings are available on four levels: globally, per organization, per website, and per user.

Note

See a short demo on how to set display settings in your Oro application, or continue reading the guidance below.

Configure Display Settings Globally

To open display settings:

  1. Navigate to System > Configuration in the main menu.
  2. Select System Configuration > General Setup > Display Settings in the menu to the left.
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User Bar

Field Description
Show Recent Emails

Select this check box to display the recent emails on the user bar (they will appear next to the user name). The functionality is enabled by default.

A recent emails icon displayed on the user bar

Navigation bar

Field Description
Position Select whether the OroCommerce main menu will be positioned at the top of the page or on its left.

Data Grid Settings

Data grid settings define different options used to display all the record lists (grids) in the management console.

The following options are available:

Field Description
Items Per Page By Default Defines the number of items displayed on one page of the grid by default (every time you open the grid).
Lock Headers In Grids Select this check box to ensure that headers of a record grid will stay visible while you scroll.
Record Pagination

Select this check box to enable the user navigate to the previous or next grid record from a record view page.

A record pagination sample
Record Pagination Limit Defines a maximum number of records available for the record pagination

Activity Lists

The activity list setting defines different options to be applied to display activities.

The following options are available:

Field Description
Sort By Field Select whether to sort activity records by the date when they were created or by the date when they were updated for the last time.
Sort Direction Select whether to sort records in the ascending or descending direction.
Items Per Page By Default Select how many records will appear on one page of the activity grids.

WYSIWYG Settings

Define whether text formatting tools must be available for emails, notes, and comments.

The value is enabled by default.

Field Description
Enable WYSIWYG Editor

Select this check box to enable text formatting tools for emails, notes and comments.

A formatting tool bar that enables editing a text for emails, notes, and comments

Note

The formatting tools can also be enabled for other text fields in the course of integration.

Sidebar Settings

By adjusting the sidebar settings you can enable or disable the left and/or right sidebar to keep your sticky notes and task lists.

Field Description
Enable Left Sidebar Select Yes to enable the user to see and utilize the left sidebar.
Enable Right Sidebar Select Yes to enable the user to see and utilize the right sidebar.

By default, only the right sidebar is enabled.

Tag Settings

Tag settings specify the taxonomy colors available in the system.

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Calendar Settings

Calendar settings specify the colors available to manage calendars:

Field Description
Calendar Colors A set of colors available for color coding different organization calendars.
Event Colors A set of colors available for color coding different organization event.

To change any color in the set:

  1. Click it. The color picker opens.
  2. Drag and drop a dot on the color picker wheel to select a new color.
  3. Adjust the color brightness by dragging the level on the shades bar.
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Map Settings

Field Description
Enable Map Preview Select whether to show the location on a map when a customer views an address in the storefront. This option does not affect maps in the management console.
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Reports Settings

Field Description
Group Same-Entity Conditions Within Condition Groups Select this check box to enable report generation for an entity only if the values match all the field conditions queries within a conditions group. This means that if two conditions (A and B) are applied in a condition group, the report will be generated only when both of them are satisfied. Disable the check box to receive the report that would include the values which satisfy the A condition, the B condition, and both.
Display SQL In Reports And Segments

Select this check box to enable the user to review the SQL request sent to the system for a report or a segment. This way, users can check if a report has been developed correctly.

A sample of the enabled display SQL field

This link will only be available if the View SQL query of a report/segment capability has been enabled for the role.

Configure Display Settings per Organization

In this section, you can specify display settings for the organization.

Note

The organization-level configuration has higher priority and overrides the system setting.

  1. Navigate to System > User Management > Organization in the main menu.
  2. For the necessary organization, click the More Options menu at the end of the row, and then click the Configure icon to start editing the configuration.
  3. Select System Configuration > General Setup > Display Settings in the menu to the left.
Settings menu configuration for organization
  1. Clear the Use System check box to change the system-wide setting.

Map Settings

Field Description
Enable Map Preview When the Map Preview is enabled, the addresses location are shown on the map in the storefront.

Navigation bar

Field Description
Position Select whether the OroCommerce main menu will be positioned at the top of the page or on its left.

WYSIWYG settings

Field Description
Enable WYSIWYG Editor

Select this check box to enable text formatting tools for emails, notes and comments.

A formatting tool bar that enables editing a text for emails, notes, and comments

Activity lists

Field Description
Sort By Field Select whether to sort activity records by the date when they were created or by the date when they were updated for the last time.
Sort Direction Select whether to sort records in the ascending or descending direction.
Items Per Page By Default Select how many records will appear on one page of the activity grids.

Data Grid settings

Field Description
Items Per Page By Default Select how many records will appear on one page of record grids.
Record Pagination

Select this check box to enable user navigation to the previous or next record list from a record view page.

A record pagination sample
Record Pagination Limit Type the maximum number of records that the user can navigate from a record view page.

Calendar settings

Field Description
Calendar Colors A set of colors available for color coding different organization calendars.
Event Colors A set of colors available for color coding different organization event.

To change any color in the set:

  1. Click it. The color picker opens.
  2. Drag and drop a dot on the color picker wheel to select a new color.
  3. Adjust the color brightness by dragging the level on the shades bar.

Sidebar settings

Field Description
Enable Left Sidebar Select Yes to enable the user to see and utilize the left sidebar.
Enable Right Sidebar Select Yes to enable the user to see and utilize the right sidebar.

Reports settings

Field Description
Display SQL In Reports And Segments Select this check box to enable the user to review the SQL request sent to the system for a report or a segment.
A sample of the enabled display sql field

Configure Display Settings per Website

To configure display settings for the particular website:

  1. Navigate to System > Websites in the main menu.

  2. For the necessary website, hover over the More Options menu to the right and click to start editing the configuration.

  3. Select System Configuration > General Setup > Display Settings in the menu to the left.

    Note

    For faster navigation between the configuration menu sections, use Quick Search.

The following page opens:

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  1. Clear the Use System check box to change the system-wide setting.
  2. In the Map Settings section, select the value for Enable Map Preview defining whether to show the location on a map when a customer views an address in the storefront. This option does not affect maps in the management console.

Configure Display Settings per User

In the Display section, you can configure the following display options for a particular user:

  1. Navigate to System > User Management > Users in the main menu.

  2. For the necessary user, hover over the More Options menu to the right and click to start editing the configuration.

  3. Select System Configuration > General Setup > Display Settings in the menu to the left.

    Note

    For faster navigation between the configuration menu sections, use Quick Search.

The following page opens:

Settings menu options available on the user level
  1. Clear the Use Organization check box to change the organization-wide setting for the following options:

User bar

Field Description
Show Recent Emails

Select this check box to display the recent emails on the user bar (they will appear next to the user name).

A recent emails icon displayed on the user bar

Navigation bar

Field Description
Position Select whether the OroCommerce main menu will be positioned at the top of the page or on its left.

Data Grid settings

Field Description
Items Per Page By Default Select how many records will appear on one page of record grids.
Lock Headers In Grids Select this check box to ensure that headers of a record grid will stay visible while you scroll.
Record Pagination

Select this check box to enable the user navigate to the previous or next grid record from a record view page.

A record pagination sample
Record Pagination Limit Type the maximum number of records that the user can navigate from a record view page.

Activity lists

Field Description
Sort By Field Select whether to sort activity records by the date when they were created or by the date when they were updated for the last time.
Sort Direction Select whether to sort records in the ascending or descending direction.
Items Per Page By Default Select how many records will appear on one page of the activity grids.

WYSIWYG settings

Field Description
Enable WYSIWYG Editor

Select this check box to enable text formatting tools for emails, notes and comments.

A formatting tool bar that enables editing a text for emails, notes, and comments

Sidebar settings

Field Description
Enable Left Sidebar Select Yes to enable the user to see and utilize the left sidebar.
Enable Right Sidebar Select Yes to enable the user to see and utilize the right sidebar.

Reports settings

Field Description
Display SQL In Reports And Segments Select this check box to enable the user to review the SQL request sent to the system for a report or a segment.
A sample of the enabled display SQL field
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