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Viewing Admin and System Layout Options

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The Profile panel lets you control how the Cato Management Application appears on your computer. It also gives you access to admin account details and the logout command.

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Accessing the Profile Panel

To access the Profile panel:

  • On the Cato Management Application toolbar, click the Profile icon. The Profile icon generally displays the initials of the user.

Changing the Navigation Layout

The Profile panel lets you control how the Cato Management Application navigation controls are displayed. You can switch between various display modes at any time.

  1. On the Cato Management Application toolbar, click the Profile icon. A pop-up window opens with the Profile settings.

  2. Select one of the following navigation layout options:

Option

Description

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Account menu tabs on top with current level options on the sidebar.

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Expanding hierarchical tree on the sidebar

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Account menu tabs on top with expanding hierarchical tree on the sidebar.

Choosing a Theme for the Cato Management Application

The Cato Management Application can be displayed in either a light theme (with a white background) or a dark theme (with a black and grey background).

  1. On the Cato Management Application toolbar, click the Profile icon. A pop-up window opens with the Profile settings.

  2. Select the Theme for the display.

Dark Mode

Light Mode

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Configuring the Tabs Mode

Using the Tabs mode option, you can configure how the Cato Management Application displays sections within a screen, as standard tabs or flat tabs. With standard tabs, each section is a separate tab and only the information on the selected tab is displayed. With flat tabs, all the sections are arranged vertically in the screen at the same time.

To configure the Tabs mode:

  1. On the Cato Management Application toolbar, click the Profile icon. A pop-up window opens with the Profile settings.

  2. In Tabs mode, select the Flat Tabs or Standard Tabs icon.

    The screen is automatically updated for the new Tabs mode.

The following examples show the Categories screen with the Tabs mode options for the Custom Categories and System Categories sections.

Flat Tabs

Standard Tabs

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My Profile

General Profile

The General Profile screen lets an admin for the Cato Management Application see the following information:

  • Created: the date when the admin was added to the system

  • Modified: the last date the admin's account was modified in some way

General Section

  • First name and Last name of the admin as registered in the Cato Management Application

  • Email address used to log in to the system

  • Role assigned to the admin

Login Details

  • Multi-Factor Authorization (MFA) enabled

  • Password never expires

Available Actions

Using the Actions drop-down menu on the General window, you can initiate the following actions:

  • Resent Invitation: sends a new invitation email to the admin

  • Reset Password: resets the user's password and sends the admin a password renewal email.

  • Disable: disables the admin's ability to log in to the Cato Management Application.

  • Reset MFA: resets MFA for the admins

Accessing the General Screen

The General screen can be accessed in two ways.

To access the General screen:

  1. Open the General screen by:

    1. Clicking Administration > Admin Settings > General.

    2. Clicking the Profile icon on the toolbar and then clicking My Profile.

  2. If changes are made to the configuration, click Save.

Logging Out of the Cato Management Application

  1. On the Cato Management Application toolbar, click the Profile icon. A pop-up window opens with the Profile settings.

  2. Click Logout. You are logged out of the Cato Management Application.

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