Smartsheet Control Center: Get Oriented
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As you start working with programs and projects in Smartsheet Control Center, you may need a help finding your way around. Use the following table to help orient yourself and get up to speed with where things are located and what they’re called.
|To do this||Follow these steps|
|Switch between programs||
Click the menu and select the program you want to switch to.
|Identify which program you are in and get information about it.||The program name is listed at the top of the window, just below the words Control Center. To get more information about a program, click the “i”.
|Create a new project||Switch to the program to which you want to add the new project. Click the New button in the upper-right corner of Control Center and then follow the steps in the wizard.
|Log out of Control Center||To log out of Control Center, click the Account icon in the upper-right corner of the window and click Sign out.|
Control Center Terms
Control Center is organized into programs. A program represents a collection of projects that are managed together. For example, the IT department may have one program while Facilities may have another program. The two departments have different different goals, different leadership, different standardized processes, and different users (although there can be some overlap)—therefore, each needs its own program.
Users are given access to one or more programs and can easily switch between them. Each program has these distinct properties:
- One group of leads that can administer everything in the program
- A custom title, description, logo and colors
- A set of blueprints specific to that program for creating projects
- Users that have access to the program: these users can create projects using any of the blueprints
NOTE: When you’re in one program in Control Center, you won’t have visibility or access to other programs. To see the properties of a different program, you’ll need to switch to it first.