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WorkPoint Express Miscellaneous System Settings

Contents

1. Introduction

2. Accessing the Miscellaneous System settings tab

3. Sections

   3.1. User Interface

   3.2. Email Manager

   3.3. Limitations

   3.4. Resource Throttling

   3.5. Managed Metadata

   3.6. Timeouts

   3.7. Journalize Flag

   3.8. Azure

   3.9. Documents

   3.10. Browser

   3.11. Consent Links

1. Introduction

The "Miscellaneous" tab in WorkPoint Express's System settings is quite elaborate and it can be difficult to decipher what some of the settings are used for. This article aims to give a quick explanation about each setting and hopefully provide better knowledge of the possibilities within WorkPoint Express.

2. Accessing the Miscellaneous System settings tab

Accessing the Miscellaneous System settings tab can be done in the following way:

  1. In WorkPoint Express, click the three dots to access to menu.
  2. Click the "Settings" menu item.
  1. In the WorkPoint Settings window, click the "System" tab.
  2. In the System tab of WorkPoint Express settings, click the "Miscellaneous" tab.

The Miscellaneous tab is separated into sections, denoted by thin gray boxes and section titles. An example is shown below:

  1. The "User Interface" section contain settings in relation to the User Interface of WorkPoint Express.

3. Sections

The following article sections describe the options in the Miscellaneous tab sections.

   3.1. User Interface

Show auto journalize allowed toggle button

This setting applies to Email Manager. This toggle decides if the "Auto journalized allowed" button should appear in the "E-mail Overview" window.

Show all e-mails button

This setting applies to Email Manager. This toggle decides if the "Auto journalized allowed" button should appear in the "E-mail Overview" window. The "Only for members of Active Directory group" setting controls access to the button.

Show record declaration in context menu

This option decides whether to show the "Record declaration" menu item when right-clicking a document in WorkPoint Express.

Show open in File Explorer in context menu (unsupported)

This option decides whether to show the "Open in File Explorer" menu item when right-clicking an entity in WorkPoint Express.

Please note that WorkPoint generally does not offer support for this feature. The reason for this is that this feature is largely a Microsoft feature that can, at some times, be unreliable.

Show sync with OneDrive in context menu

 This option decides whether to show the "Sync with OneDrive" menu item when right-clicking an entity in WorkPoint Express.

Shortcut key quick journalize

This option allows users to assign a key combination for accessing the Quick Journalize. The default shortcut is the "Control" button on the keyboard, together with a "J" key input on the keyboard.

   3.2. Email Manager

Smart journalization after sent

 This option selects whether Smart journalization after an email has been sent should be activated for Email Manager. This is a choice field with the following options:

  • Not Activated
  • Activated
  • Activated (ask for journal)

If the e-mail in question is a reply to a mail (parent) and the parent is journalized in EMM, then this feature will journalize the mail the same place as the parent. 

Number of lines shown in the Journals row

This setting sets the amount of lines displayed in the journal view in the emails.

Ask for archiving e-mails with bcc addresses after sent

This setting allows Email Manager to store emails sent to bcc recipients (hence reveals bcc email addresses).

   3.3.  Limitations

Maximum number of items shown in document list

This option lets the user set the limit of how many items can be shown in document lists in WorkPoint Express. This should be a value between 10 and 100.

Maximum number of items shown in WorkPoint search tree

This option can be used to set the limit of how many items can be shown as search results when searching in WorkPoint Express.

Journal page size (Email Manager)

Should be between 10 and 10000.

Maximum number of e-mails shown in search all journals (Email Manager)

Should be between 10 and 1000.

   3.4. Resource Throttling

List view lookup threshold

This setting is used when a solution contains lists with many lookup fields. These can slow performance. Set the value as high as possible. If the value is set too high, the system will be unable to retrieve the list.

   3.5. Managed Metadata

Show results in flat view for internal field names (comma separated)

This setting controls the interface for SharePoint managed metadata. If a managed metadata field contains a lot of values, a flat view is recommended for better performance. When using a flat view, the user must type in  a search to retrieve metadata. If a flat view is not used, metadata terms will be displayed in a tree structure.

   3.6. Timeouts

Default Timeout (seconds)

This setting controls the system timeout. Use only if some system service starts responding very slowly.

Journalize Flag Timeout (seconds)

This setting controls the system timeout. Use only if some system service starts responding very slowly.

   3.7. Journalize Flag

Update Interval (seconds)

This setting is only relevant if WorkPoint Journalise flag is installed. The setting controls how often the flags are updated. Generally the higher value the less stress on the system.

Set journalized to e-mail list flag (only WorkPoint 365)

Use this setting to configure whether to set a journalized flag when e-mails are journalized in libraries configured as e-mail libraries in WorkPoint 365.

Flag color

Select the color of the flag set for e-mails journalized on e-mail lists.

   3.8. Azure

Active Directory Url

This setting is used to let WorkPoint Express know where to look for your Azure AD groups. This is useful if have site and solutions common to select Azure AD groups. The setting can filter user access, so only users that are members of a certain Azure AD group can access the sites in question. You can input either the primary domain of the of your office 365 tenant, or the Tenant ID in this field.

Both the primary domain and the Tenant ID can be found in the Azure Active Directory admin page:

   3.9. Documents

Open and edit Microsoft Office documents using uri schemes

 Check this to use uri schemes for opening Microsoft Office documents. This is recommended, You can read more about Microsoft Office URI schemes in this article (external link).

   3.10. Browser

Http auth preferences server white list

Here you can configure HTTP server authorization whitelist that represents a string with comma/semicolon separated list of URLs. This feature allows you to use Integrated Windows authentication (IWA) and Kerberos authentication for the listed domains.

Number of days to keep users signed in

Set the number of days users can remain signed in until they have to sign in again.

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