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    Managing Profiles

    For information about profiles and profile groups, see Customizing End-User Access to Services.

    Managing Profile Groups

    Profile groups are used to categorize profiles. Before logging in to the app, the end-user is presented with a list of profile groups and must select one to log in. After logging in, the end-user (if authorized) can switch between profiles in that group.
    Profiles Group Selection in App
    Profile groups also appear in the dropdown list when configuring a profile. Profile groups are managed on the Select profile group to change page (App Settings > Enterprise Roles > Profile Groups). This page presents a list of profile groups; for information about working with lists, see Working with Lists. You can reorder the entries on this page using the up and down arrows.
    For each group, configure:
    • Description - The name of the profile group, as it appears in the dropdown list.
    • Sort order - The order of the profile group in the dropdown list and in the list presented to the end-user in the app.

    Managing Profiles

    Profile groups are managed on the Select profile group to change page (App Settings > Enterprise Roles > App Profiles). This page presents a list of profiles; for information about working with lists, see Working with Lists. You can reorder the entries on this page using the up and down arrows.
    For each app profile, configure:
    • Description - The name of the profile, as it appears in various areas of the App Manager and as it appears to the end-user in the app.
    • Profile group - The profile group to which this profile is associated.
    • About Content - The About static content that is relevant for this profile. This screen appears in the app when the end-user selects About in the app menu. To configure these screens, see Working with Static Content and the Content Menu.
    • iPhone / iPad / Android Intro Content - The iPhone / iPad / Android introductory static content ("splash screen") that is relevant for this profile. This screen appears in the app the first time the end-user logs in to the relevant device, as well as when the end-user selects Show Introduction Again in the app menu. To configure these screens, see Working with Static Content and the Content Menu.
    • Language pack - The language pack for this profile. All menu items and header texts (but not static content) appear in the selected language in the app.
      Language packs are configured by Ex Libris. To add or modify them, contact Ex Libris customer support.
    • Available in iOS / on Android / on web - Whether the profile is enabled for the specific OS.
      Available on RIM is not in use.
    • iOS Map Type - The default map type for end-users using iOS devices, Apple maps or Google maps. If not selected, Apple maps is the default type. The end-user can select either type on his or her device.
    • Sort order - The order that the profiles appear in various dropdown lists in the App Manager, as well as in the app when the end-user selects to switch profiles.
    • Receive alerts - If you select Yes, end-users can receive notifications when using the app with this profile selected. The menu option Receive alerts appears in the app, enabling the end-user to select which notifications (or none) he or she wants to receive from the institution (see Sending Notifications to End-Users). If you select No, end-users cannot receive notifications when using the app with this profile selected.
    • Receive alert msg - Not in use.
    • Personalization enabled - Whether the end-user can rearrange and/or hide services on his or her device. When enabled, the Arrange option appears in the app menu. Even when personalization is enabled, end-users cannot hide services configured as mandatory (see the Mandatory field in Configuring Services).

    Managing Profile Defaults for Services

    You can define the default service properties for all services in a profile. When configuring services (see Configuring How Services Appear), any service property not configured for a service inherits its value from the profile.
    Before configuring default services for a profile, you may want to configure the app default configurations for services. Any service property not defined for a service or a profile inherits its value from the app default. See Configuring Default Service Properties.
    You configure profile defaults for services in the App Builder on the Profile Config tab (App Builder > Profile Config). Most configurations follow the same process as the ones defined for configuring the service; for more information, see Configuring How Services Appear. You can also work directly with the profile's code (see Working with App Code). This section presents configurations not mentioned in the other section.
    Configuring Services (Additional Profile Configurations)
    Field Description Values
    Config
    Background Color The background color of the app. This color appears between the tiles as the app background. Select the color icon and select a color or enter a hexadecimal color in the text field to the right of the color icon.
    Columns (min)

    Columns (max)

    Minimum / maximum number of columns in which to display tiles on the device's home screen. Enter a numerical value. Default minimum is 1. Default maximum is 5000.
    Header Background Color (web) Relevant only for the web app.
    The background color of the app header.
    Header With Background Color in Web App
    Select the color icon and select a color or enter a hexadecimal color in the text field to the right of the color icon.
    Header Foreground Color (web) Relevant only for the web app.
    The text color of the app header.
    Select the color icon and select a color or enter a hexadecimal color in the text field to the right of the color icon.
    Header Image (web) The small image that appears in the app header. Select Browse to select a file from the Assets Manager; see Uploading Files.
    Tile Size (max)

    Tile Size (min)

    Maximum / minimum tile size, in pixels. A 1 x 1 tile will have will have a maximum / minimum height and width as defined by these properties. A 1 x 2 tile will have will have a maximum / minimum height and 2 x width as defined by these properties. Enter a numerical value, in pixels. Default minimum is 95 pixels. Default maximum is 180 pixels.
    Tile Spacing Space between tiles, in pixels. By default, tile spacing is set to 0.
    Tile Spacing of 0, 10, and 20
    Enter a numerical value, in pixels.
    Overrides See Overriding Service Appearance Based on Device Properties.
    Tile Style - See Tile Config in Configuring How Services Appear
    iOS Config - Properties specific to an iPhone or iPad.
    iOS Color The color for the toolbar icons.
    iPhone Icons
    Select the color icon and select a color or enter a hexadecimal color in the text field to the right of the color icon.
    iOS Header Text The text on the header bar. By default, the header text is the name of the app.
    iPhone icons
    iPhone Header
    Enter the header text in the text field.
    iPad Header (landscape) A header image for an iPad in landscape mode. This image is used in place of the header text (above). Select Browse to select a file from the Assets Manager; see Uploading Files.
    iPad Header (portrait) A header image for an iPad in portrait mode. This image is used in place of the header text (above). Select Browse to select a file from the Assets Manager; see Uploading Files.
    iPhone Header Image A header image for an iPhone. This image is used in place of the header text (above). Select Browse to select a file from the Assets Manager; see Uploading Files.
    Recents Indicator Image The default icon that appears in the app's Recents menu for a service; see Configuring How Services Appear.
    The icon should be 120x120 pixels, and a maximum size of 50k.
    Select Browse to select a file from the Assets Manager; see Uploading Files.
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