About this taskProcedure1.ClickSettings>Console Preference Profilesin the console navigation. TheConsole Preference Profiles page is displayed with the list of preferenceprofiles that have already been created in the console.2.ClickNew. The properties panel for the new preference profile is displayed.3.Required: Enter a descriptive name for the preference profile. Consider howthe name reflects the roles that have been assigned to it or the console settingsthat are defined.4.Optional: Edit the system-provided unique name for the preference profile.Accept the default value or provide a custom value.5.Optional: Select a theme for the preference profile. A theme dictates howelements of the console are displayed, for example, background colors andcontrast. You can select a theme, clickPreview, and navigate to areas of theconsole to assess the impact of your selection. The theme that you select iscommitted only when you save the preference profile, so that you can previewother themes before deciding which one is appropriate.6.Indicate whether the navigation tree should be hidden. This might bepreferable when the user has few pages to access and display space in theconsole is better reserved for page content.7.Optional: Use the Console Bidirection Options to set the direction to displayconsole content and text. The default option lets the browser dictate the textand content direction, for example, for Arabic and Hebrew, the text isdisplayed right-to-left, whereas for other languages it is displayed left-to-right.Alternatively, you can decide to set the text and content direction to eitherleft-to-right or right-to-left. In theText directionlist, you can also selectContextual Inputso that for portlets that include text entry fields, thedirection of text is dependent on the language used to enter data.8.Select which view options should be available for users in the role.9.Expand the sectionRoles Using this Preference Profile.10.ClickAddand select one or more roles to use this preference profile. Whenassigning roles, you might notice some roles missing from the list. This meansthey are assigned to another preference profile. The role must be removedfrom the other profile before it can be assigned to this one.11.Select the default console view for this preference profile. The default view isthe one that is selected when users in this role log in to the console. This fieldis enabled when at least one role has been added for this preference profile.12.ClickSaveto save your changes and return to Console Preference Profiles.ResultsThe new preference profile is created and listed on the main panel for ConsolePreference Profiles.70Tivoli Integrated Portal Online help
Editing console preference profilesPreference profiles are a collection of console behavior preferences for using theconsole that are created by the console administrator. Follow these steps to changethe properties or roles assigned to a preference profile.