Step 8: Setting up the Department Tree
The Department Tree allows organisations to arrange people by department rather than by physical location. The Department Tree consists of any number of tiers organised hierarchically. You can add, delete, rename, hide or alter the settings for any of these tiers by right clicking on their node in the Department Tree.
Managers are those people designated as being responsible for the management of the department. This does not provide any additional functionality within OfficeMaps. Administrators are users who can edit the profiles and statuses of other members of the department even without having the OfficeMaps Administrator or Instance Administrator role.
Note: If using Active Directory synchronisation department names in OfficeMaps much exactly match the department field in Active Directory to automatically populate.
The default view is to display all the users in the currently selected department. To view all the users in the currently selected department as well as those beneath it, change the toggle Show All People to Yes.
Step 1: Setting up the Location Tree
The first thing to configure is the Location Tree. It is important to determine how many office maps will be required and where they will be situated. The Location Tree consists of five tiers of information: Country, Region, City, Site and Levels. ...
Department menus have the following options which are available to Administrators by right-clicking on a node in the Department Tree: Add New Top Level: Creates a new department at the top level under which other sub-departments can be created. ...
The Department Tree
The Department Tree shows a tree list of all the users in the organisation arranged by department rather than physical location. The node levels in this tree do not have any special names like those in the Location Tree - they simply help denote ...
Step 4: Setting up Floor Maps
Maps are used to act as a background for desks, people and other objects so that users can navigate and find things in your office. Maps are associated with 'Levels' on the Location Tree. Each 'Site' on the Location Tree can contain any number of ...
Setting a Launch Location
Users are able to specify a page which becomes their default initial view of OfficeMaps. Click on a location in the Location Tree, then from the top menu, select the option Set As Launch Location to make the currently selected location the first page ...