Home Tab


In this topic, you will learn about the Home Tab.


  1. The Home Tab provides two options for your working view of 25Live:

                                  Dashboard and Calendar


    This is the Dashboard View.  Dashboard is your web-based desktop for quick access to 25Live information.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Calendar tab to change views.

    Step 2
  3. Calendar view:   Calendar provides easy access to pre-defined events happening on the dates you specify.

    Step 3
  4. Click to select a start and end date.  Or, use the arrows to shift the date forward or back.


    Step 4
  5. We'll select August 1, 2013 as our start date.

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  6. We'll select August 14, 2013 as our end date.

    Step 6
  7. Click to update the calendar.

    Step 7
  8. You can Enforce a Date Range Interval from 1 day to 90 days.

    Step 8
  9. The events scheduled from August 1 through August 14.


    Click to return to the Dashboard.



    Step 9
  10. You can click and drag Dashboard elements to rearrange them.


    In this example, we'll move the Quick Search element.

    Step 10
  11. The Quick Search element has been moved.

    Step 11
  12. You can hide Dashboard elements that you do not use.


    Click Customize Dashboard.

    Step 12
  13. Click and drag the element you want to hide.


    In this example, we'll hide Your Event Drafts

    Step 13
  14. The element is placed in this area and is hidden from view. 

    You can always click and drag the element to return it to your Dashboard.


    Click Done.

    Step 14
  15. To reset the Dashboard, click Customize Dashboard.

    Step 15
  16. Click Reset Dashboard to return to its default settings.


    Step 16
  17. Click the OK button.

    Step 17
  18. Click Done to complete the process.

    Step 18
  19. You can perform a Quick Search for Events, Locations,or Resources.


    Search will look for matches in the event names and titles, event reference number, location short and formal names, or resource names.


    Searches are not case sensitive.


    In this example, we'll search Location.


    Step 19
  20. Enter whole words or beginning of word fragments.


    In this example, we'll do a location search for Sykes.  We'll enter syk (not case sensitive).

    Step 20
  21. Click Go.

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  22. Detailed information about locations in Sykes:

    Step 22
  23. Click the Home tab to return to the Dashboard.


    Step 23
  24. The following options appear at the bottom of every 25Live page:


    Icon Legend - legend and description of icons

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  25. Click to close.

    Step 25
  26. Click Feedback to send an email to Space Management.


    Step 26
  27. Click Help Tips to enable or disable the tool tips displayed when your cursor hovers over a functional area.

    Step 27
  28. Click Text Size to change the text size in 25Live without losing functionality.

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  29. To learn about working in 25Live, you can click the Help icon,or the Help button.


    Step 29
  30. The Help menu opens in a new browser window.

    Step 30
  31. Click to close the window.

    Step 31

After completing this topic, you are familiar with the Home tab.