How to use custom HTML forms to extend user properties
Monday, December 5, 2016 2:01 AM

Whether you want to add a roster, extended personal details, or some other information related to FocalScope users, custom HTML forms are a great way to do it. This article details how custom HTML forms can be used to add custom user properties to your FocalScope user accounts.

Prerequisites

Creating custom HTML forms in FocalScope

Tutorial

Creating a custom HTML form to extend user properties

  1. In the [Main menu], select [Screen > Administration] 
  2. Click the [Advanced properties] tab
  3. Navigate to the [Custom forms > User properties] folder
  4. In the right-hand pane, click [New] to create a new form
  5. In the [Custom Form] window, give the form a suitable name in the [Name] field
  6. Design a form by dragging some of the precompiled elements to the editor box
  7. Click [Save] once you have completed the form
  8. Continued in next section...


Figure 1 - Setting up a custom HTML form

Accessing and filling out the extended user properties

  1. In the [Main menu], select [Screen > Administration] 
  2. Click the [Administration] tab
  3. Navigate to the [User Access Control > Users] folder
  4. In the right-hand pane, double-click the user whose extended user properties you wish to access
  5. In the [User properties] window, click the [Custom] tab
  6. Fill out the extended user properties for the user and click [Ok]


Figure 2 - Extended user properties