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Customizing the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express End-User Interfaces

Table Of Contents

Customizing the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express End-User Interfaces

About Voice Prompts

How To Customize End-User Interfaces

Adding a Custom Graphic to the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express End-User Web Interface

Deleting a Custom Graphic from the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express End-User Web Interface

Customizing the End User's Schedule Meeting Page

Customizing the End User's Edit Profile Page

Showing or Hiding the "Download Outlook Plug-In" Link in the End-User Web Interface

Customizing Voice Prompts

Deleting Custom Voice Prompts


Customizing the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express End-User Interfaces


Revised: October 18, 2006, OL-11374-01

The Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express system allows you to customize end-user interfaces. Topics in this section include:

About Voice Prompts

How To Customize End-User Interfaces

The content in this chapter applies only to the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express system and not to the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express VT system.

About Voice Prompts

You can customize the voice prompts that end users hear when they use Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express. A voice prompt is a single voice file and a sentence is a string of individual prompts. You cannot customize the order of individual voice prompts in a sentence but you can customize individual prompts. Examples of individual prompts include:

"1"

"Press 1"

"To attend a meeting"

"Enter the meeting ID followed by the pound key."

long music files

All voice prompt files are called s<number>.wav where <number> corresponds to the prompt number as managed by the system.

Voice prompts are stored in different locations depending on whether they are standard voice prompts or custom voice prompts. Voice prompts are also stored in different locations depending on the language in which they are recorded.


Note A locale is a version for a specific language and region. For example, US English is English for the United States and UK English is English for the UK. Although both use the English language, they are different locales.


Standard US English voice prompts are stored in the following directory:

/opt/cisco/meetingplace_express/afs/prompts/en_US/

Standard voice prompts in other languages are stored in similar subdirectories. For example, German voice prompts might be stored in the following directory:

/opt/cisco/meetingplace_express/afs/prompts/de_DE/

Custom voice prompts are stored in language-specific subdirectories under the following directory:

/opt/cisco/meetingplace_express/afs/custom/


Note Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express assumes that all prompts are in the G.711 mu-law format only.


See these sections for more information:

Customizing Voice Prompts

Deleting Custom Voice Prompts

How To Customize End-User Interfaces

Topics in this section include:

Adding a Custom Graphic to the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express End-User Web Interface

Deleting a Custom Graphic from the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express End-User Web Interface

Customizing the End User's Schedule Meeting Page

Customizing the End User's Edit Profile Page

Showing or Hiding the "Download Outlook Plug-In" Link in the End-User Web Interface

Customizing Voice Prompts

Deleting Custom Voice Prompts

Adding a Custom Graphic to the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express End-User Web Interface

You can add your company's logo, or another custom graphic, to the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express end-user web interface. This graphic displays in the upper left corner.

Before You Begin

The graphic is only displayed in the end-user web interface and not in the Administration Center.

The dimensions of the graphic must be 106 x 52 pixels.

The graphic must be in .gif or .jpg format.

You can only have one custom graphic uploaded at a time. To upload a different custom graphic, delete the current custom graphic. See the "Deleting a Custom Graphic from the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express End-User Web Interface" section.

Procedure


Step 1 Log in to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express.

Step 2 Click Administration at the top of the page.

Step 3 On the left side of the page:

a. Click Customize Interface.

b. Click Add Logo.

Step 4 On the Add Logo page, enter the fully-qualified pathname of the file containing the custom graphic to add or click Browse to locate the file.

Step 5 Click Upload File.

Step 6 Click Save.


Related Topics

About This Page: Add Logo, page C-5

Deleting a Custom Graphic from the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express End-User Web Interface

Deleting a Custom Graphic from the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express End-User Web Interface

You can only have one custom graphic uploaded at a time. If you already have a custom graphic uploaded and displayed on the end-user web interface, and you want to display a different custom graphic, you must first delete the current custom graphic.

Procedure


Step 1 Log in to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express.

Step 2 Click Administration at the top of the page.

Step 3 On the left side of the page:

a. Click Customize Interface.

b. Click Add Logo.

Step 4 To delete the displayed custom graphic, click Delete.

Step 5 When the confirmation pop-up window appears, click OK.

The system displays a message stating that the company logo was successfully removed.


Related Topics

About This Page: Add Logo, page C-5

Adding a Custom Graphic to the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express End-User Web Interface

Customizing the End User's Schedule Meeting Page

This topic describes how to modify which fields end users see on the Schedule Meeting page in the end-user web interface.

Procedure


Step 1 Log in to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express.

Step 2 Click Administration at the top of the page.

Step 3 On the left side of the page:

a. Click Customize Interface.

b. Click Customize Schedule Meeting Page.

Step 4 Configure the fields, which are described in the "Fields on the Customize Schedule Meeting Page" section on page C-38. For each field:

If you select Basic Settings, the field is displayed on the Schedule Meeting page.

If you select Advanced Settings, the field is displayed when end users click More options on the Schedule Meeting page.

Step 5 In the Show column, check each field that you want displayed. To hide a field, uncheck the check box.

Step 6 Click Save.


Related Topics

About This Page: Customize Schedule Meeting Page, page C-37

Customizing the End User's Edit Profile Page

You can choose which fields end users see when they edit their user profiles. Follow these steps:

Procedure


Step 1 Log in to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express.

Step 2 Click Administration at the top of the page.

Step 3 On the left side of the page:

a. Click Customize Interface.

b. Click Customize Edit User Profile Page.

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express displays the Customize the Edit Profile Page page.

Step 4 Configure the fields, which are described in the "Fields on the Customize the Edit Profile Page" section on page C-39.

Step 5 In the Show column, check each field that you want displayed. To hide a field, uncheck the check box.

Step 6 Click Save.


Related Topics

About This Page: Customize the Edit Profile Page, page C-39

Showing or Hiding the "Download Outlook Plug-In" Link in the End-User Web Interface

You can choose whether or not end users see the "Download Outlook Plug-In" link at the bottom of the Attend and Schedule Meeting end-user web pages. By default, the link is visible on both pages.

Procedure


Step 1 Log in to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express.

Step 2 Click Administration at the top of the page.

Step 3 On the left side of the page:

a. Click Customize Interface.

b. Click Customize Outlook Plug-In Download.

Step 4 Check or uncheck the check boxes to show or hide the link on the specified end-user web pages.

Step 5 Click Save.

Step 6 (Optional) To verify the new settings, do the following:

a. Click User in the top right corner.

b. Click Attend in the top left corner.

c. Verify that the "Download Outlook Plug-In" link appears (or does not appear) in the bottom right corner of the Attend page.

d. Click Schedule in the top left corner.

If prompted, then log in to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express.

e. Verify that the "Download Outlook Plug-In" link appears (or does not appear) in the bottom right corner of the Schedule Meeting page.


Related Topics

About This Page: Customize Outlook Plug-In Download, page C-40

Information About Microsoft Outlook Integration, page B-1

Customizing Voice Prompts

Before you can customize a voice prompt, be sure to complete these steps.

Before You Begin


Step 1 Determine the name, number, and location of the voice prompt you want to customize. See Voice Prompts Reference for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express, which contains the number and text for each voice prompt.

Step 2 Open and set up the Sound Recorder application.


Note The Sound Recorder application is just one of many commercially-available sound recording tools. This procedure describes how to record a custom prompt using the Sound Recorder application, but this can also be done using other applications.


Follow these steps:

a. On your PC, go to Start > Programs > Accessories > Entertainment > Sound Recorder.

b. Choose File > Properties.

c. Click Convert Now....

d. From the Format drop-down list, choose CCITT u-Law.

e. From Attributes, select 8.000 kHz, 8-bit, mono.

f. Click OK.

g. On the Properties for Sound dialog box, click OK.

Step 3 Record the custom voice prompt.

Step 4 Save the custom voice prompt with the same filename as the voice prompt you want to replace.

All voice prompt files are called s<number>.wav where <number> corresponds to the prompt number.


After you have recorded the custom voice prompt, follow these steps to upload it to the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express system.

Procedure


Step 1 Log in to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express.

Step 2 Click Administration at the top of the page.

Step 3 On the left side of the page:

a. Click Maintenance.

b. Click Custom Prompts.

Step 4 On the Custom Prompts page, enter the fully-qualified pathname of the file containing the custom voice prompt to add or click Browse to locate the file.


Tip You named the file in Step 4 above.


Step 5 Click Upload File.

Step 6 Restart the system to activate the custom voice prompt.

To restart the system, enter sudo mpx_sys restart in the CLI. For information about logging into the CLI, see the Installation and Upgrade Guide for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express.

The system automatically uses the custom voice prompt because it has overwritten the original voice prompt.


Related Topics

About This Page: Custom Prompts, page C-35

About Voice Prompts

Deleting Custom Voice Prompts

This topic describes how to delete custom voice prompts.

Restriction

You can only delete custom voice prompts; you cannot delete standard voice prompts.

Procedure


Step 1 Log in to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Express.

Step 2 Click Administration at the top of the page.

Step 3 On the left side of the page:

a. Click Maintenance.

b. Click Custom Prompts.

Step 4 On the Custom Prompts page, do one of the following:

To delete one or more custom voice prompts, select those you want to delete, and click Delete Custom Prompt(s).

To delete all custom voice prompts, click Delete All.


Related Topics

About This Page: Custom Prompts, page C-35

Customizing Voice Prompts

About Voice Prompts