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AEM provides you with the capability to configure your account and certain aspects of the author environment.
Using the User option in the header and the associated My Preferences dialog, you can modify your user options.
The User settings dialog gives you access to:
The My Preferences dialog is access via the User option in the header.
Each user can set certain properties for himself or herself.
This defines the language to use for the UI of the authoring environment. Select the required language from the available list.
This configuration is also used for the classic UI.
This defines the behavior or opening windows. Select either:
Multiple Windows (Default)
Show desktop actions for Assets
This option requires AEM desktop app to use.
This defines the default color used when making annotations.
Relative Date Presentation
To improve readability, AEM will render dates within the last seven days as relative dates (e.g. Three days ago) and older dates as exact dates (e.g. 20 March 2017).
This option defines how dates in the system are displayed. The following options are available:
AEM supports a number of keyboard shortcuts that make authoring more efficient.
This option enables keyboard shortcuts. By default they are enabled, but can be disabled for example if a user has certain accessibility requirements.
Use Classic Authoring Experience
This option enables classic UI-based page authoring. By default the standard UI is used.
Enable Assets Home Page
This option will only be available if your system administrator has enabled Assets Home Page experience for the entire organization.