Workspace
  • 22 Jun 2021
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Introduction

The Liquit Workspace

This is the default Liquit Workspace starting point, here you will find all applications, files and other IT-resources made available to you. In the workspace you are able to do a number of things:

  • Start and manage your applications.
  • Add your own personal apps.
  • Filter through your apps based on easy to access filter, tags and teams.
  • Share personal apps, websites and other resources with co-workers.
  • Define which applications should be started automatically
  • View reviews on applications and websites by your co-workers
  • Report potential issues with an application or website directly to your IT-Department.

The toolbar

On the toolbar a few options are made available to you, these make it easy to organize the workspace. The options available to you are the following:

Icon Description
Hide-sidemenu Toggles the side menu, when you select this button when the sidemenu is hidden it will show the side menu and vice versa
Sort Toggles the applications sort order, either it selects your own selected order or it orders the applications on alphabetic order.
Refresh Refreshes the workspace and makes sure you are shown the latest applications.
searchfor The searchbar allows you to easily search your Workspace Applications, Contacts and Catalog applications.
Zoom-in-out Changes the size of the icons, when selecting the minus button the view will zoom out, when selecting the plus button.

The context menu

Right clicking an icon will make several options available to you, they are listed below:

Icon Name Description
Favorite Favorite Adds the application to your favorite applications.
Autolaunch Autolaunch Enables Autolaunch on the application.
Rename Rename Enables you to change the display name to a preferred display name.
information Information Displays information collected about the application, please refer to the information screen section in this document.
remove Remove Allows you to remove the application, a managed app will be moved back to the catalog, where a personal app will be permanently deleted.

Information screen

Information screen

The information screen allows you to display revies made by coworkers in the past. Add your own reviews, rate applications and view the general information on the application.

Adding a personal application

To add your own local application you can do one of the following things:
Drag and drop the application into your workspace. Alternatively you can click on the “+” button, in both scenario’s the following popup will be shown:

Add -local app

You can add your own (local) applications, files or websites to your Workspace. By Clicking the "+" button you will get the pop-up shown below. You can add the following types:

  • Url, this indicates you will be adding a hyperlink pointing to a website, for example: www.liquit.com.
  • Local, this indicates you will be adding a local application, for example Microsoft Word.
If the local option is not available to you please contact your system administrator.

Both application types have several settings, please refer to the following list to find more about them:

URL

Name Description Tab
Name The friendly name for the application. General
Icon Allows you to upload your own custom icon. General
URL The URL for the website. General
Browser Select the browser you want to use to open this website with.
    The following options are available:
  • Default
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • Opera
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Safari
Advanced
The browser needs to be installed on the system in advance to be able to open the website. If the browser is not available the default browser will be used.

Local

Name Description Tab
Name The friendly name for the application. General
Icon You can upload an icon. General
Use local file icon If you select this option the icon will be extracted from the application you are adding General
Icon Allows you to upload your own custom icon. General
Path The path for the local application or file. General
Window Defines how the application should be started.
    The following options are available:
  • Normal
  • Minimized
  • Maximized
Advanced
Directory Defines the startup directory. Advanced
Arguments Defines the startup arguments for the specified application. Advanced

Filters

By default a number of filters are made available to you, these are easy to use selections to find applications. The following filters are available:

Name Description
All When you select this filter all applications will be shown.
New apps When selecting this only all applications you have not yet started will be shown.
Favorite apps When selecting this filter only applications you have favorited will be shown.
Personal apps When selecting this filter only personal applications will be shown.
Autolaunch apps When selecting this filter only applications you have enabled autolaunch on will be shown.
Local apps When selecting this filter only local applications will be shown.
Web apps When selecting this filter only applications pointing to a web address will be shown.

Tags

When you system administrator prepares your workspace they can add tags to applications to make them easily manageable. When selecting a tag in the sidemenu only applciations assigned to that tag will be shown.

Teams

Teams can be added to easily share applications with coworkers, the teams that are available already can be used to filter on icons belonging to a team. You can also add your own team. By choosing the "Add Team" button.

Add - Team

Name Description Tab
Name A friendly name for the team. Details
Description A description for the team Details
Icon Allows you to upload a custom icon for the team. Details
Permissions The permission tab allows you to search for coworkers and add them to your team. When you select the ‘…’ button you will be presented by an advanced search box. Allowing for more control in selecting your coworkers. Permissions

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