Customizing the Input Devices portlet

You can change the Input Devices portlet so it shows only the input devices that you work with frequently. You can also sort the devices according to their properties and change the order in which the properties are displayed.
To customize the portlet:
  1. To switch between the List View and the Graphic View, set the Device portlets on Main property in the Preferences dialog or the user property notebook.
  2. If the star (Yellow star) icon on the title bar is yellow, click it.
    The star turns gray and the portlet shows all the devices that are defined in the system.
  3. If the star (Blue star) icon in the header row of the table is blue, click it.
    The star turns gray and the portlet shows all the devices that are defined in the system.
  4. Select the devices that you want to include in your list of favorites:
    • To include a device in your favorites list, click the gray star next to that device. It turns yellow.
    • To remove a device from your favorites list, click the yellow star next to the device. It turns gray.
  5. Select the devices that you want to include in your list of favorites:
    • To include a device in your favorites list, click the gray star next to that device. It turns blue.
    • To remove a device from your favorites list, click the blue star next to the device. It turns gray.
  6. Sort the list of devices:
    • Drag and drop rows to arrange input devices in a specific order.
    • Click a column heading to sort the devices in ascending order according to that column. Click the column heading again to sort the devices in descending order.

    Any sorting applied to the portlet based on a column heading is removed when you arrange the devices in a specific order.
  7. Sort the list of devices:
    • Click a column heading to sort the devices in ascending order according to that column. Click the column heading again to sort the devices in descending order.
  8. Reorder the properties displayed for the devices:
    • To change the order of the properties, click a column heading, drag it to a different position, and release the mouse button.
  9. To see only your favorite devices, click the star on the title bar.
  10. To see only your favorite devices, click the star in the header row of the table.
  11. To change the properties that are displayed for each device:
    1. At the top right of the Input Devices portlet, click Settings (image of the settings icon) and select Manage Columns.
    2. To add columns to the table, select the check box next to the property name.
    3. To remove columns from the table, clear the check box next to property name.
    4. To change the order of table columns using the mouse, select a property name and drag it to a new location. To reorder a selected property name using the keyboard, use the controls to the right of the name to move it to a new location.
      • To move the property name up one row, click Image.
      • To move the property name to the top of the list, click Image.
      • To move the property name down one row, click Image.
      • To move the property name to the bottom of the list, click Image.
    5. To save your changes, click OK.
 
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