Chapter 3: Accessing ShoreTel Communicator ShoreTel Communicator for Windows
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184.108.40.206 Content Area
Content Areas display one or more viewers, such as the Contact List or the Directory List.
The ShoreTel Communicator Main window may contain up to eight Content Area regions.
Content regions can be dragged from the Main window into a Satellite window. Conversely,
Satellite windows can be dragged into the Main window to create a Content Area.
220.127.116.11 Status Bar
The Status Bar is located at the bottom of the ShoreTel Communicator window. The left
side displays error and status messages.
3.1.3 Manipulating ShoreTel Communicator Windows
Viewers can be displayed in the ShoreTel Communicator Content Area or in Satellite
windows. Users can incorporate Satellite windows into the Main window. Conversely,
Viewers can be moved from the ShoreTel Communicator window into Satellite windows.
The following procedure configures ShoreTel Communicator to permit window
Step 1 Open the Options and Preferences window by performing one of the following:
•Select Tools -> Options from the Main Menu.
•Click the Application Button and select Options.
•Right click the ShoreTel icon in the System Tray and select Options.
Step 2 Select General in the menu on the left side of the window.
Step 3 Mark the Enable drag-and-drop Window arrangement checkbox.
By default, Enable drag-and-drop Window arrangement is enabled for Workgroup Agent,
Workgroup Supervisor, and Operator type; this parameter is disabled for Personal and
Professional access levels.
18.104.22.168 Separating Windows
Drag and drop operations remove content areas from the Main window and separate
viewers from a single Satellite window.
To separate panels from a tiled window, point the cursor at the Title Bar of the panel to be
removed, left click and hold the left mouse button, then drag the panel outside of the
To separate a panel from a tabbed window, point the cursor at the tab of the panel to be
removed, left click and hold the mouse button, then drag the panel outside of the window
22.214.171.124 Combining Two Satellite Windows
Figure 3-7 displays a windows desktop that contains the Main window and two Satellite
windows. The top satellite window contains the Contact List; the bottom Satellite window
contains the Speed Dial list. The following procedure moves the Contact List into the
Satellite window containing the Speed Dial List.