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Jens Maus edited this page Feb 13, 2017 · 1 revision

User administration

YAM will satisfy the needs of a large family, being able to handle upto 16 users, who can each have their own folders and configuration settings. While starting YAM, you can say who you are and immediately use your own personal setup, making programs like MultiYAM become redundant. Selecting the Settings/Users menu item brings you to the Users window.

User name This is the name of the user. It will appear in the welcome dialogue on startup, provided that at least two users are defined. The active user appears highlighted.

 Example:  Bill Brown

Password If you fill in this field, a password requester will appear on startup if you present yourself as this user.

Mail directory This is the home directory for all user-specific files, such as folders and configuration settings. Obviously, this directory must be different for any user in the system.

 Example:  PROGDIR:bill

Use global address book Enable this option if the user won't be using his or her own address book. The address book is then shared with at least the default user -- the file is kept in the program home directory and not in the user's home directory.

Use global glossary Enable this option if the user will not maintain a separate glossary but will instead share one with at least the default user. The file is kept in the program home directory and not in this user's home directory.

Supervisor privileges Enable this option to allow the user to create or remove other users.

Copy configuration from current user If you are adding a new user, you can select this option and copy the current settings to the new user directory, thus saving the new user some tedious work setting up a whole new configuration from scratch.

Add user Adds a new user to the list.

Delete user Deletes the selected user from the list.


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