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How to create a new form asset

  1. Login to OUCampus

    last updated date
  2. Click on Assets in the upper left-hand corner

    LDP Assets
  3. Click the "new" button in the upper right-hand corner

    new button
  4. Choose "Managed Form" on the right

    choose managed form
  5. Fill in each field using the directions below:
    1. Give your form asset a name. We suggest following this naming convention: "directory - form name"
      Example: Create a form named "Feedback" inside the /it/webservices/ directory (also called a folder, sub folder, website, or site). The new asset would be named "it - webservices - Feedback"
    2. Add a brief description
    3. Add "Tags," which are key words used when searching for the asset
    4. Choose who can edit this asset
    5. Type the following code into the Success Message box and then customize if desired:
      <h2>Your form has been submitted successfully.</h2> <p>Thank you.</p>
    6. Type the following code into the Failure Message box and the customize if desired:
      <p>We're sorry. Something went wrong. Please check your information below and try submitting again.</p>
    7. Leave the "Save Results in Database" check box checked
    8. Click "Save" at bottom of window
    asset properties
  6. After the asset has been saved, click on the "Edit" button

    click edit button
  7. Near the bottom, on the left side, click the "New Element" button

    click new element button
  8. Choose the type of element from the drop down menu.

    select element type
  9. Type a simple, one-word name for the label.

    lablel
  10. Repeat steps 8 and 9 for each form element needed.
  11. Click "Save" when finished adding elements.

    click save
  12. After the asset has been saved again, click on the "Edit" button.

    click edit button
  13. If desired, change the text inside the label field. Whatever is typed here will be what the users see when the form is published.

    Example: When first created, the label of this element was "department." After the initial save, the label can be changed to display more meaningful text. In this example it was changed to "Academic department:."
    example of form label
  14. Click "Save" when finished editing the element labels.

    click save
  15. Publish the new form asset by clicking the "publish now" button at the top.
    click publish now button
  16. Embed the asset onto a new page by following the How to embed a new asset onto a page tutorial.

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Last Updated: 6/4/14