How to Change the Appearance of a Content Area or Folder

You may change the appearance of any content area or folder to a limited extent.    You can control whether only icons are shown, only the text, or for both icons and text to be shown which is the default view you start with.

To change the presentation of a content area use this guide.

Edit Mode

Edit Mode

1. Check that Edit Mode is turned ON.  This can be switched by clicking ON or OFF.

Content area or folder

Content area or folder

2. Enter the content area or folder that you wish to change.

Modify button

Modify button

3. At the top of the content window is the name of the content area or folder that you are in.  Click on the modify button beside it.

Options

Options

4. The menu that appears offers a number of options.

Edit
This will allow you to edit the Name of the content area and a few other details. One useful detail within this area is that you can change the colour of the content area heading.

Delete
This will delete all the content within this area and so should be used with care.

Show Icons Only
This will show the content icons only and not the text. The next slides will compare the different views.

Show Text Only
This view will show the any descriptive text, but not the icons.

Show Icons and Text
This option will appear if you have already selected one of the above options and are going back to change it. This is the default view and shows both icons and text.

Icons and Text

Icons and Text

This is the standard “Icons and Text” view.

Icons Only

Icons Only

This is the “Icons Only” view.

Text Only

Text Only

This is the “Text Only” view.