21. October 2013 17:07
It's possible to use a template/document to publish specific list information as a PDF file. Doing this will generate a PDF file containing a completed version of the template for every person (student or applicant) on the list. This can be useful to create certificates and other documents for a whole list of students.
Find out how to do so here!
4. October 2013 13:05
Find out how to do so here.
20. September 2013 12:39
Contacting students and applicants becomes very quick and efficient when you use templates.
You can create a template in the database manager, allowing you to insert fields in the document.
For every mail sent using this template, these fields will be adapted to the receiver.
This tutorial shows you how to mail using a template.
9. September 2013 11:44
Cohorts are common features - mostly academic years - used to group the collected data. How to add a new cohort in EConsort is explained here.
29. August 2013 13:51
Looking for a choicelist item has become much more efficient thanks to the recently added autocomplete function. This function allows you to look for a certain item in a choicelist on a form by entering the beginning (1 letter or more) of the word.
The autocomplete function illustrated for the field Country of birth:
Note: This function is not compatible with Internet Explorer, only with Google Chrome, Safari and Mozilla Firefox.
29. August 2013 13:31
Find out how you can define the type of the document that can be uploaded by a student in a 'File' field here.
30. November 2011 16:47
A form report is a report which displays all characteristics of a form. It lists the properties of a specific form, the categories and the fields linked to the form.
The report can be made by clicking the report link when displaying the form properties in the database designer:
27. November 2011 22:22
When making new forms, often categories resemble a lot to those already made in other forms.
A new button : allows to copy a full category from an existing form to a new form. The category and its fields will be added at the bottom of the form.
24. November 2011 17:03
It is now possible to replace fields in forms. When clicking on the icon next to a field in the form editor, a dialog opens to replace the field concerned.
Two options are available for replacing fields:
- by typing the id of the field that should replace it
- by slecting from the selection box
17. November 2011 19:41
Calculated fields allow to combine values from other fields in one new field making use of a vbscript formula (excel like formula).
When a new field is made or when the formula behind such field is updated the values shown in the calculated field will not be updated as long as no depending field value was changed.
Through the database manager it is now possible to update the field value for all members of a list at once. In the database manager navigate to the field and open the edit option. At the bottom of the edit box a dropdown list with all the available list is shown. Click the list for which the update must be done and run the update.
Note that for larger lists (> 100 items) this may take some time.