Module Designer

A module (sometimes called a homepage) is a container for views. A module can be used to provide a daily starting point for members of your organization, including individual contributors, project and resource managers, portfolio analysts, and so on. You can use the Module Designer tab to create and modify homepage layouts and to help provide a centralized view into the information that users in your organization need.

You can include many elements on a homepage, such as datasheets, charts, logs, and work item assignments. You can also include pages that live in your organization's intranet and pages that live on the Internet. When users visit their homepage, the elements that are included on the homepage will be presented as view frames within the homepage view. The layout for each user role determines the type of information that is displayed when users of that role view their homepages.

When working in the Module Designer tab, you can create a custom homepage or you can modify existing ones. The Module Designer tab has two panes: the left pane contains the layout control options and the right pane is where the homepage view is created. There are three layout options: Modules (along with Module-Tabs) shows the list of module/homepages and the tabs that are available in each, Widgets lists the widgets that can be added to views, and Properties displays the properties for each widget.

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