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Customizing Tab Modules

You can personalize the placement, color, and selection of modules that appear on the My Institution tab or the Notifications Dashboard subtab. The Notifications Dashboard subtab appears only if your institution licenses community engagement.

Customizing Module Layout

You can reorder the modules on a tab using the drag-and-drop function or the keyboard accessible reordering tool.

How to Use the Drag-and-Drop Function

  1. Press and drag the header of a module to move it to a new location. The module is surrounded by a dashed line as you move it.
  2. Release the module to place it in its new location.

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How to Use the Keyboard Accessible Reordering Tool

You can use the keyboard accessible reordering tool for an alternative method to reorder items. The tool appears on the action bar.

  1. On the action bar, click File:en-us/Learn/9.1_SP_12_and_SP_13/Student/100_Getting_Started/050_Customizing_Tab_Modules/keyboard_reorder_icon_20x16.png to access the Reorder: Modules pop-up window.
  2. Select one of the modules.
  3. Use the up and down arrow icons to move the module to a new position in a column list.


    Use the right- and left-pointing arrows to move a module between columns.
  4. Click Submit.
  5. Click OK.

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How to Personalize the Page

  1. Access the My Institution tab or another tab containing modules.
  2. Click Personalize Page.
  3. On the Personalize page, select a color scheme from the Color Palette Library.
  4. Click Submit.

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How to Add a Module

  1. Access the My Institution tab or another tab containing modules.
  2. Click Add Module.
  3. On the Add Module page, select the modules to appear on the tab. You can search by keyword or browse by category to find modules. Your institution can disable options.
  4. Click Add to place the module on your My Institution page. Click Remove to delete the module from your My Institution page.

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