The Dashboard in Alfresco is a customizable area where you can select from a list of pre-configured layouts and components to construct your own page.
From the My Alfresco Home Page, click on the Configure button to the right of My Alfresco Dashboard space header. The Configure Dashboard Wizard will appear.
1. Select desired layout.
2. Select desired components. Click an item in the
Available Components list and click
Add. To change the order of the items, click to select the item you want to
reposition; click to move the item up the list and
move the item down the list. To remove unwanted items, click the unwanted component and click
Remove. Click Next once the Selected
Components list is complete and ordered as desired.
Lastly, review the summary of your changes. Click Next. The dashboard configuration is saved and you return to the dashboard with your changes applied.
Descriptions of the available components are as follows:
- Getting Started
- The Getting Started component displays helpful information for
getting started, including links to an Alfresco
demonstration, a feature tour, and the online help system.
Descriptions of some common tasks you may want to perform are also
- My Tasks To Do
- The My Tasks To Do component displays all incomplete tasks
assigned to you. In this pane you manage and reassign your tasks.
- My Pooled Tasks
- The My Pooled Tasks component displays all pooled tasks relevant
to you. These will be pooled tasks assigned directly to you or tasks
assigned to a group that you belong to. In this pane you manage and
reassign your tasks.
- My Completed Tasks
- The My Completed Tasks pane displays all tasks that you have
completed. In this pane you can view and cancel workflow related to a
- This component displays the OpenSearch pane on your dashboard,
which provides the ability to search across multiple repositories.
This is the same search pane that is displayed in the sidebar.
- Document List
- The Document List component displays the documents within your
home space. In this pane you can view the document details, preview
the document, and perform various actions on the content item without
leaving the dashboard, including Check Out, Check In, Update, Delete,
Edit Details, and Download. Use the document type filter in this pane
to specify the information to display: All Items, Word Documents, HTML
Documents, PDF Documents, or Recently Modified.
- My Spaces List
- The My Spaces List component displays the current repository. In
this pane you can navigate the repository from the dashboard and
perform various actions, including creating spaces, uploading content,
and viewing content items. Use the filter in this pane to specify the
type of information to display: All Items, Spaces, Documents, My
Items, or Recently Modified.
- My Tasks
- The My Tasks component displays all incomplete tasks assigned to
you. In this pane you can filter the tasks by due date (Due Today,
Next 7 days, No due date, Overdue) and manage the tasks. This
component is similar to the My Tasks To Do component but with a
different user interface.
- My Web Forms
- The My Web Forms component displays the web projects you have been
invited to and the web forms associated with each project. This pane
enables you to preview a web project, create web content from a web
form, and display the Sandbox view for a project – all from the
- My Web Files
- The My Web Files component displays the web projects you have been
invited to and the Modified Items list from your sandbox for each
project. This pane enables you to edit and preview individual content
items, preview a web project, and display the Sandbox view for a
project – all from the dashboard.