Installation and Configuration of Hide UI - On Premises 6.4

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  1. Refer to Plugin settings for configuration and installation of Plugins.
  2. Unzip the supplied HideUI.zip file and copy the unzipped folder into the Plugins directory.

To configure the dll.config file:

  1. Make sure the values for the FilePath for each key point to the correct location on your server.
  2. For Author-it On-Premises systems, set the IsCloud value to False.

There is a configuration XML file containing the text that allows you to set certain UI controls to be hidden from your users. Make sure the config.dll file is set up correctly for your instance of the Hide UI Plugin.

Note: If a user belongs to mutliple groups, the system chooses the group where the user has the most privileges.
If a user is assigned a profile as a user and as a group, the system uses the user profile settings.

To configure the Hide UI Plugin:

  • In the config file, fill in the elements as follows:

Elements

Description

<ConfigProfile>

Profile for each user or group

<user> or <usergroup>

Define the user or group the profile is for

<ConfigUI>

Section that details the controls being configured (default, disabled, or hidden)

<BookEditor> or <MainForm>

Form in which controls are to be configured.

<name of tab or control>

List of tabs names or controls names supported.

For example:

<ConfigProfile> //start of config profile

<user> tex.rita@acme.com </user> //user or user group this profile applies to

<ConfigUI> //start of UI components to hide

<BookEditor> //Form containing the components

<Publish> //Tab deactivation type (Default, Disabled, or Hidden)

<PublishToWeb type=Hidden/> //Component to config

<PublishToHelp type=Hidden/>

<PublishToXMLtype=Hidden/>

<Publish/>

</BookEditor>

</ConfigUI>

</ConfigProfile>

<ConfigProfile> //start of config profile

<usergroup> Administrators </usergroup> //user or user group this profile applies to

<ConfigUI> //start of UI components to hide

<BookEditor> //Form containing the components

<Review type=Hidden/> //Tab to be hidden

<BookEditor/>

<\ConfigUI>

</ConfigProfile>