The windows management of the CTI Client allows you to customize the window layout to your preference. When delivered, an application window and a sidebar are configured.

Window Types

Document window: Document windows are windows that are provided by the components of the application, for example, PhoneBook, Journal, Notes, Speed dial panel.

Tab Windows: Tab windows are used for displaying and grouping document windows within an application window or a sidebar. It can contain one or more document window.
I there are multiple document windows, they are shown on Tab registers. The context menu of the tab window can be displayed by right clicking on the tab-register.

Application Window: The application window is the frame for Tab windows and the document windows contained therein. It has a main menu and a context menu. The context menu can be displayed by right-clicking on the title bar.

Sidebar: The Sidebar is an application window, which can be similar to the Windows taskbar docked to the desktop borders. The Sidebar can fade in/out automatically and manually or permanently visible. The context menu of the sidebar can be displayed by right-clicking on the dotted area. Additional help for Sidebar ...

Pop-up Window: Pop-up windows are used for displaying a single document window in popup mode.
A pop-up window can be assigned to either an application window or the desktop.
If it is associated with an application window, then it has no separate entry in the Windows taskbar, is minimized or displayed together with the application window and is always positioned in the foreground of the application window.
If it is assigned to the desktop, then it has to a separate entry in the Windows taskbar and can be minimized or maximized independently. The context menu of the pop-up window can be displayed by right-clicking on the title bar.


Add or remove Application window / sidebar

The windows management of the CTI Client allows you to create a new application window and sidebars, or if they are no longer needed, to removing them again.

Open the options dialog [Options > Window] to adjust the configuration.

Add Application window / Sidebar:  Selecd "Window" in the component list of the Options dialog and then select the appropriate entry from the context menu.

Remove or rename Application window / Sidebar: Mark the window in the component list of the Options dialog and select from the context menu the appropriate entry.

Hint: The first application window (main application window) can not be removed or renamed.

Weiter Hinweise: Der Optionsdialog - Komponenten hinzufügen, entfernen und umbenennen...

Adjust Window Layout

Configure Window: Via main menu [Options > Window] the windows can be configured. You may customize the background colors, hotkeys or the behavior of the windows on the desktop.

Undock document window (tab window): If a document window is embedded in a tab window, you can drag and drop this (move with pressed mouse button on tab-register) or undock it from via context menu. The document window is now displayed as a popup window.

Dock-in a document window (via context menu):
Select in the context menu of the desination tab window the menu item [Insert Window] and in the submenu the appropriate document window. This will be docked in the tab window now. The order of the tabs can be arranged by drag and drop (move horizontally with the mouse).

Dock-in a document window (via Drag&Drop):
In order to dock a document window by drag & drop, it must first be visible as a popup window. Move the pop-up window by drag & drop (while holding down the mouse button on title bar) over the target window. There appear Dock targets on the possible dock positions. The target window can be an application window or a sidebar. Drag the pop-up window on the dock target where you want to dock the window and release the mouse button. The pop-up window is now docked at this position as a new tab window or in an existing tab window. 

Create a Tab Window: A new tab window is created automatically when you dock-in a document window by drag and drop using the dock-target alongside an existing tab window. However, you can first create a new blank tab window. Select via context menu of the tab window or splitter (next to insert-position) the menu item [Tab Window > Insert Blank Tab Window]. In the submenu you will find the relative positions at which the tab window can be inserted. In the newly created empty tab window, you can now insert one or multiple document windows by drag and drop or via context menu.

Close tab window: Tab windows are automatically closed when they are empy after closing or disconnecting a document window. This behavior can be adapted via [Options > Window > Close empty tab window automatically].
If you want to generally keep the tab window arrangement after undocking a window, then you can disable this option.
If you want to prevent automatic closing for a particular tab window, then select the menu item [Tab window > Do not automatically close when empty] in the context menu of the tab window.
A tab window can be closed manually via the context menu [Tab Window > Close Tab Window].