Online Help | Desktop App

Viewing Announcements

You open Announcements for viewing from the Announcements widget, the Announcements grid or using the Edit mode of the Announcement window:

  • ClosedTo view an Announcement using the Announcements widget:

    When the dashboard displayed on your dashboard contains an Announcements widget, you are able to view the list of Announcement records corresponding to the current date. Each item in the list displays the date of an Announcement (when it is specified), an Announcement's title, and the beginning of its text.

    NOTE: High priority Announcements are displayed first in the list and are marked red.

    • Click the Announcement preview in the widget. This opens the Announcement window displaying main properties of the Announcement in the read-only mode. For details, see Working with the dashboard.

  • ClosedTo view an Announcement using the Announcements grid:

    • To open the Announcement from the grid, double-click it. Alternatively, you can use the pop-up menu

    • The Announcement opens in the Edit mode, click View on the Module menu to switch to the View mode.

In the View mode, the Module menu of the Announcement window allows you to edit the Announcement by clicking Edit. You can also print out details of the opened Announcement by clicking Print.

NOTE: If your security permissions in the Alloy Navigator Express database only allows you to view the Announcements, the Edit mode will be unavailable.

The View mode of the Announcement window displays main properties of the Announcement in the read-only mode. The upper section of the window shows the creation date of the Announcement and a name of the user who created it.

Below you can see the full text of the Announcement, followed by the Attachments section, which displays the list of links to files that were attached to the Announcement and descriptions of these files. Clicking the link to an attached file opens it in the appropriate application.