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Dialog for ‘Edit Settings’

In this dialog, you can configure the tool’s settings in regard to region, language, work availability, public holidays and speech recognition.

Open the dialog:

  • via the Backstage menu of an organization or project by selecting Settings/ General settings
You must be a system administrator to make these cross-project and organization-wide settings.

The Dialog

Regions & Holidays

Here you specify which regions (e.g. federal states, countries etc.) and holidays are displayed in the project and employee calendar.

Color for all holidays Select the color to be used to mark public holidays in calendars.

Available regions Use the plus button to create regions. Double-click to enter the editing mode and adjust the name of the new entry. A click on the red delete button removes the corresponding entry from the list.

Culture Here you can assign a language to the region. Only German and English are available.

You can set which region an employee belongs to in the editing dialog. When sending automated e-mails, the employee receives an e-mail with German or English text according to the region and language set.

Web address for shared elements (Version 8.3 and later) Here you can specify a web address (web client) for (each) created region, which is to be used when e-mails are sent via state machine. This gives you the possibility to offer separate web service addresses for different locations.

iCalendar Data for holidays Holidays are imported via calendar files. Select the desired file (*.ics). In the subsequent dialog you can specify in detail which public holidays are relevant for your organization. You can use the Import holidays command to import the selected entries.

Already imported years Shows which public holidays are already available for the selected region in your organization.

Tab “Availabilities”

On the Availabilities tab page, you define the typical types of working time and non-working time for your organization/project, such as company holidays, training courses, and so on. If you later enter an internal training course in the project and employee calendar, for example, this is highlighted in color in the calendar.

Types of availability A click on the plus sign adds a new entry to the list. Double-click to enter the editing mode and adjust the name of the new entry. A click on the red delete button removes the corresponding entry from the list.

Color For the selected entry, select the color that is to be used to indicate this type of availability in calendars. Also specify whether the day is a working day or a non working day.

Description If required, you can make further specifications about the type of availability here.

Tab “Speech Recognition” (Version 7.3 and later)

Activate speech recognition for all projects Select this option to enable speech recognition in all RTF editors and to make it accessible via an icon. If you no longer want speech recognition to be available, deactivate the option.

Select service provider Select a provider from the dropdown menu. Currently Microsoft Azure is listed.

Select default language Specify which language will be spoken into the microphone. The default options in the drop-down menu are de-DE (German), en-US (American English) and en-GB (British English). If you would like to support another language, firstly find out the language’s abbreviation on the Microsoft azure website in the section for speech input or speech recognition and type in that abbreviation into the editing dialog’s text field.

Enter your subscription key Enter the Microsoft Azure API key. You can generate the key in your Azure account and then insert it here.

Enter service region Enter the location of your Azure account. The location is listed in your Azure account.

Enter voice assistant globally (Version 8.5 and later)

In order to use the voice assistant you will need the container platform docker, which will have to be installed on a Linux server. There you load the docker image and start the container. More detailled information regarding this can be provided in a seperate document upon request.
The voice assistant needs to be configured so that it can recognize which language it will receive as input data. The voice assistant will only be able to recognize the language for which it has been configured.

In order to select the option for the voice assistant, the option for the speech recognition first needs to be activated. By default, the option is not enabled. Upon activation, the fields for Address and Port are also activated for receiving input data.

Address Enter here the address for the server that the docker container will run on.

Port Specify the port which will configured for the server.

Upon activation, the speech assistant will be available to use for all projects and organizations. To use the feature click on the microphone, which can be found in the top right-hand corner next to the project and organization tabs.

Tab “Backstage” (version 8.1 or higher)

As an administrator, you specify for the users whether the user board should be displayed by default when objectiF RM is started, or whether a dashboard should be displayed.

Show Userboard Check this option if the userboard should be displayed by default for the users.

Show Dashboard Check this option if a dashboard should be displayed for users by default. Use the […] button to select a dashboard from an organization.

Tab “Newsfeed” (Version 8.5 and later)

This option allows users to enable the ‘Newsfeed’ function. The Newsfeed provides a regular stream of events, interesting product information and blog posts, among other things, which keeps users up-to-date with work-related developments. Every user can activate and deactivate the Newsfeed in their notification settings.

Allow users to subscribe to the newsfeed By default, this option is selected. However, deselect it if you wish to deactivate the function. An activated Newsfeed is signified by the megaphone icon in the main green panel in the top-left corner.