How can I hide or remove the 'Control Panel' entry shown in the DSM Reporter tree view?

Document ID : KB000018181
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Question:

My DSM Reporter installation shows a 'Control Panel' entry in the Tree view.

This 'Control Panel' entry appears just after the 'Report Templates' and 'Scheduled Reports'.

Can it be hidden?

 

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Environment:

Client Automation 12.5, 12.8 and 12.9.

 

Answer:

In order to hide the 'Control Panel' entry from the DSM Reporter run the following steps:

  • Open the DSM Reporter with elevation ('Run as administrator'). 
  • Go to the 'Tools' menu and select 'Preferences'. 
  • Click on the 'Global Settings' tab.
  • Go to the 'User Interface' section and uncheck the 'Display Control Panel for Administrators (restart required)' option.


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  • Close the DSM Reporter and open it again.

After doing so, the 'Control Panel' should not show in the DSM Reporter anymore.