F275G - IBM Content Navigator - Customize a Desktop

This unit shows how to customize an IBM Content Navigator desktop. You learn how to customize the desktop appearance, modify Menus, Icons, and Labels, create a Viewer Map, and register a Plug-in.

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Duration: 1.0 day

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Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 

  • Customize the Desktop Appearance
  • Modify Menus, Icons, and Labels
  • Create a Viewer Map
  • Register a Plug-in


1. Customize the Desktop Appearance 

  • Customize the desktop appearance
  • Custom themes
  • Color Palette for the custom themes
  • Customize Banner
  • Login page configuration

2. Modify Menus, Icons, and Labels 

  • Create custom menus
  • Customize a menu
  • Customize the icons
  • Edit an existing Icon Mapping for MIME Types
  • Create an Icon Mapping for MIME Types
  • Edit an existing Icon Mapping for State
  • Customize labels
  • System Property Labels

3. Create a Viewer Map 

  • Viewer Maps
  • Fallback Viewers
  • Viewers that support all MIME types
  • Create a Viewer Map
  • Associate a Viewer Map with a desktop

4. Register a Plug-in

  • IBM Content Navigator Plug-ins
  • Custom Plug-ins
  • Register a Plug-in


  • Anyone who needs to know how to customize an IBM Content Navigator desktop without writing any code.
  • Administrators who are responsible for configuring and customizing IBM Content Navigator system.
  • Application Builders who implement solutions by using IBM Content Navigator.


  • IBM Content Navigator Introduction (F270)
  • IBM Content Navigator Configuration (F271)
  • Recommended: IBM FileNet Content Manager 5.2.1: Introduction (F280G)
  • Recommended: IBM FileNet Content Manager 5.2.1: Work with Object Metadata (F282G)



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  • Broad Career opportunities
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  • Popular Certification Badges
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