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Properties

Module by: Connexions. E-mail the author

Summary: This module describes how to manage Work Area properties.

You can edit certain properties of a work area, such as the name of a workgroup or the description of your Personal Workspace. These changes are accessed on the work area's "Properties" tab at the top of the page.

Editing My Workspace Title and Description

To edit the title or description of My Workspace, use the following steps:

  • Click My Workspace to display your personal work area screen.
  • Click on the Properties tab. The "Edit Folder Properties" screen displays.
  • Type a new title or name for your personal work area in the "Title" field.
  • Type a description of your personal work area in the "Description" field.
  • Click Save.

Editing a Workgroup Title, E-mail Address, and Description

To edit the title, e-mail address, and description of a workgroup you of which you are a member, use the following steps:

  • Click the name of the Workgroup in the navigation sidebar to display that Workgroup.
  • Click on the Properties tab. The "Properties" screen displays.
  • Type a new title or name for the workgroup in the "Name" field.
  • Type a group e-mail address in the "Email" field. This should be a common e-mail address or mailing list that is shared by all members of the workgroup.
  • Type a description of the workgroup in the "Description" field.
  • Click Update.

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