Manage Screen Appearance
  • 27 Feb 2024
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Manage Screen Appearance

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Article Summary


For screens that present user information in a table format (for example, search results or a list of open jobs, and so on), clients can customize the sequence of columns on a screen.


You use the Manage Screen Appearance screen to add available fields to, or remove them from applicable screens. You can also specify which field is used to sort the screen data and specify the sort order.

How to Access the Screen

  1. In the Global Toolbar, display the Settings menu and select Settings.

  2. Select the System Configuration tab, if necessary, to display system configuration options.

  3. Display the Show drop-down list and select Screen Appearance. The Manage Screen Appearance screen displays.

Tasks You Can Do on This Screen

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    - Specify which fields display in columns on screens that present data in a table format.

Field Descriptions on This Screen

Screen Item


Screen Name (list pane)

Lists all the screens for which you can use the edit screen appearance feature. Select a screen name in the list pane to display its field information.

For Talent Suite Onboard, the following screen names are particularly important:

  • PBUI -My Tasks Manager

  • PBUI New Hire Profile

  • PBUI New Hire Personal Info

  • PBUI Home-Manager

Available Fields

Lists all the fields available for inclusion on the selected screen. Note: The Available Fields list contains all fields available for inclusion on the screen. You move fields from the Available Fields list to the Selected Fields list to specify which fields appear on the screen.

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Moves the selected fields between the Available Fields and Selected Fields lists or up or down a level in either list.

Selected Fields

Lists all the fields that display on the selected screen.

Sorting Field

Specifies the field by which the data on the screen is sorted.

Sorting Order

Specifies the sorting order for the screen data.

Restore Defaults button

Restores the screen appearance to its default setting.

Changing Screen Appearance


The screen appearance feature is limited to screens on which information is displayed in a table format.

The Quick Search Results screen is an example of a screen that displays information in a table format. Each column in the table is a field that can be added, removed, or reordered.

Note: For screens that do not display information in a table format, you can modify appearance by changing display text, changing field sequence, or managing labels and custom fields.

  1. Display the Manage Screen Appearance screen.

  2. In the list pane, select the name of the screen you want to change.

  3. To add a field to the screen, select the field name in the Available Fields list and then select the arrow icon Right arrow icon.

  4. To remove a field from the screen, select the field name in the Selected Fields list and then select the arrow icon Left arrow icon.

  5. To move a field to a different column on the screen, select the field in the Selected Fields list and then select the arrow icons Up arrow icon and Down arrow iconto move the field to the previous or next column. Tip: You can select multiple fields to add, remove or reorder. To select multiple fields, press and hold the Ctrl key while selecting fields.

  6. To specify a field by which to sort the screen data, display the Sorting Field drop-down list and select a field.

  7. To specify the order in which the sorting field data is sorted, display the Sorting Order drop-down list and select Ascending or Descending.

  8. Select the Save icon Save icon.

  9. If you need to return the screen to its default configuration, select the Restore Defaults button and then select the Save icon.