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Configure Global Catalog Settings

When the Desktop Client is initially launched, core system definitions are retrieved from the server and stored in a local catalog file. Definitions will not need to be retrieved again unless a Blueprint is published. Use the Catalog page in the CSM Administrator System Settings window to define Global setting for the catalog, such as whether or not to:

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To configure Global Catalog settings:

  1. In the CSM Administrator main window, click the Settings category, and then click the Edit System Settings task.

    CSM Administrator Settings Page

  2. Click the Catalog page.

    Global Catalog Settings

  3. Define global defaults for how Catalog Files (definitions) will be stored:
    1. Store Primary System Definition in a Local Catalog File on Users' Machines: Select this check box to retrieve core system definitions from the server when the Desktop Client is initially launched, and then store them in a local Definition Catalog file. Definitions will not need to be retrieved again unless a Blueprint is published.
    2. Allow Users to Decide Whether or Not to Use a Definition Catalog: Select this check box to allow Users to override the above default and set their own personal Catalog defaults in the CSM Desktop Client (Tools>Options>General page).
    3. Invalidate all Current Catalogs: Select this check box to force all local Catalog Files to be built the next time each User starts a CSM Application.
  4. Click OK.

See Also

Configure Global System Settings

Configure Global Search Settings

Configure Global Display Settings

Configure Global Dashboard, Calendar, and Visualization Settings

Configure Global Rich Text Settings

Configure Global Record Locking Settings

Configure Global Help Settings

Configure Global Advanced Settings