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(SM) Support Tip: How to enable the auto-refresh feature for views and favorites

Starting on SM 9.5x versions the auto-refresh of views and favorites is a reality.

Users can configure views and favorites in the web client to be automatically refreshed.
Note: Users cannot enable this feature for record lists.

In order to enable it for views and favorites, the following needs to be done:

1. Applies to the Queue.AutoRefresh execute capability word to the User Roles required.

2. To enable auto-refresh by using the Windows client, follow these steps.
a. Click Favorites and Dashboards.
b. Right-click the view or favorite that you want to edit, and then select Properties. The View Definition form opens.
c. On the Auto refresh tab, select the Enable Auto Refresh option. This option is disabled by default.
d. Select a refresh interval from the Refresh Interval drop-down list, and then save the view. When you open this view or favorite in the web client, it will be automatically refreshed at the selected interval.
Note: Although views do not auto-refresh in the Windows client, you can still enable the feature from the Windows client.

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3. To enable auto-refresh in the web client, follow these steps:
a. In the Navigator pane, click the Manage Favorites icon.
b. Click a view to open the View Definition form.
c. On the Auto refresh tab, select the Enable Auto Refresh option. This option is disabled by default.
d. Select a refresh interval from the Refresh Interval drop-down list, and then save the view.

Alternatively, if operator is a system administrator, can follow these steps:
1. In the Navigator pane, click System Administration > Base System Configuration > Miscellaneous > Views/Favorites.
2. Use search or advanced search to find a view or favorite.
3. Open the view or favorite, and then select the Enable Auto Refresh option on the Auto refresh tab. This option is disabled by default.
4. Select a refresh interval from the Refresh Interval drop-down list, and then save the view.

For more details review the online help: https://docs.microfocus.com/SM/9.52/Codeless/Content/clients/concepts/views_and_favorites.htm

Hope this is a helpful topic.

Regards,

SM Support Team

Software Support Technical Consultant
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