The Message Board Editor tool is used to create messages that will automatically pop up to the users after the login to ensure that they see the message.

1 General View / List of messages

The first view of the tool shows the list of the messages that you have created.


  1. Reload the list.
  2. Each row of the list represents one message board, ordered by date of edition. If the user clicks over any of them the detail of the message board will be opened.
  3. Button to go to the create message board form.

2 Create a message board (form)

In order to create a message board the user will face the following form:

This form is also used to edit already created messages.

  1. Go back to the list of messages view.
  2. Button to change between the previous and the next created message. Only available at edit message mode.
  3. Button to clean the form and start again. If this button is clicked the user will lose the changes.
  4. Button to create the message. This button will be disabled until the form is completed.
  5. Button to edit the message. This button will be disabled until the form is completed and will only be visible if we are trying to edit a message, not creating a new one.
  6. Input to enter the name of the user who this message is directed to. If this input is filled, the group input will be left in blank.
  7. Input to enter the name of the group of users who this message is directed to. If this input is filled, the user input will be left in blank.
  8. ComboBox to decide if the input is notification or condition type.
  9. The message won't be show until this date.
  10. The message won't be show after this date. This input is optional, if not filled, the message will be shown anytime. Note that once the user has seen it once it won't be displayed anymore.
  11. Body of the message, the text here is the text that will be shown to the receptor.

2.1 Notification messages

Notification

The user must click accept to proceed.

2.2 Condition messages

Notification

The user must click the checkboc and then click accept to proceed.

3 Edit a message board (form)

In order to edit a message board the user will face the following form:

  1. Go back to the list of messages view.
  2. Button to change between the previous and the next created message.
  3. Button to clean the form. If clicked the changes will be lost and will go to the "Create a message board form"
  4. Button to create the message. This button will be disabled until the form is completed.
  5. Button to edit the message. This button will be disabled until the form is completed.
  6. Form with the message board information
  7. Link to go to create a translation form
  8. List of translation for the message board, if we click over a row we can edit a translation
  9. List of users who have already seen the message

4 Create/edit a translation

Here translations can be created. If the user who has to recieve the message has selected one lenguage with a translation this will be shown instead of the original text.

Both, create and edit a translation have exactly the same form:

  1. Go back to the view of the original message board.
  2. Button to clean the form.
  3. Button to create the translation. This button will be disabled until the form is completed.
  4. Button to edit the message. This button will be disabled until the form is completed and we are on editing translation mode.
  5. Language of the translation
  6. Body of the message, the text here is the text that will be shown to the receptor if this is his language
  7. List of translation for the message board, if we click over a row we can edit a translation