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Function documentation Portal Favorites  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

Use

The Portal Favorites iView contains a freely definable list of links for direct access to items that you use regularly. This can include the following:

      Portal pages and iViews that run as full-page applications

      Documents, folders, and other items in KM repositories

      External items, such as Internet pages

 

Prerequisites

The Portal Favorites iView is displayed in the navigation panel if the following prerequisites are met:

      Knowledge Management is installed on your system.

      Your administrator has activated the Add to Portal Favorites property. This entry is displayed in the options menu of your page title bar.

 

Features

The Portal Favorites iView is displayed in the navigation panel. This means that you can always access it quickly. You can compress it to save space.

The content of the iView is user-specific.

You can create folders and subfolders to organize your portal favorites. You can edit entries in your portal favorites and change the order in which they appear.

 

Activities

You have the following options for organizing your portal favorites:

Adding Entries to the Portal Favorites

You can add portal pages to your portal favorites as follows:

      Choose Add to Favorites in the options menu of the page header bar.

      Use the secondary mouse button to click in the detailed navigation area, and choose Add to Portal Favorites from the context menu.

 

You can add items in KM folders to your portal favorites as follows:

      When navigating in a KM iView, choose Add to Portal Favorites from the context menu of an item.

      If you are organizing your entries in the Portal Favorites iView, choose New Link from the context menu for the Favorites folder.

 

To add external items, such as Internet pages, to your portal favorites, proceed as follows:

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       1.      From the options menu of the Portal FavoritesiView, choose the command Organize Entries.

       2.      In the context menu (This graphic is explained in the accompanying text) for the Favorites folder, choose the command New External Link...

       3.      In the Target field, enter the complete URL of the target item, for example http://www.sap.com.

       4.      Enter a name in the Name field, and save your entries.

 

Organizing Entries

From the Portal Favorites iView, choose the Organize Entries command. A dialog box is displayed. Below is an overview of the actions that you can carry out here.

Context Menu for the Favorites Folder

Command

Action/Comments

New Folder

For creating a folder for grouping your links.

 

New Link

For creating links to KM folders.

 

New External Link

For creating links to external items, such as Internet pages.

 

Details

The folders in the Portal Favorites iView are KM folders. The Details dialog box contains additional KM functions for these items.

 

 

Context Menu for the Entries

Command

Action/Comments

Change Target

Only available for certain items.

 

Rename

For changing the name displayed in the iView for the entry.

 

Order

For moving the link up or down.

 

Move

For moving the link to another folder.

 

Delete

For removing the link from the portal favorites.

 

Details

The links in the Portal Favorites iView are KM items. The Details dialog box contains additional KM functions for these items.

 

 

 

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