The Astra Schedule Functions web part provides direct access to certain areas of the application directly from the portal page. This web part is intended to be a shortcut to frequently accessed features and lists with the application. Options include access to reports, access to the calendar, search for a person, request an event, view rooms, and view course sections.
To configure the Astra Schedule Functions web part, perform the following:
1.Add the web part to your portal page as outlined in “Customizing a Portal Page”
2.Click on the edit icon in the upper right corner of the web part.
3.Place a check in the box next to any shortcut option you would like to provide in the web part.
4.Enter a title for the web part as it will appear on the portal page.
5.Select the Chrome State for the web part from the drop-down list. This option defines whether the web part is expanded or collapsed by default when visiting the portal page.
6.Select the Zone for the web part from the drop-down list. This option defines where the web part will appear on the page.
7.Optionally, specify the Zone Index for the web part. This option allows you to define the order of web parts within the zone. The default of “0” is the top position. Some browsers do not support drag-and-drop of web parts on the portal page and will require the use of the Zone Index to define their position.
8.Click OK to save your changes and return to the portal page view.