Working with the Related Information Pagelet


Concept


Steps:

  1. Begin by navigating to the Course Details page for a specific course—PeopleTools I.

     

    In this example, the Course Details page is the target page that has the Related Information pagelet associated with it. In this example, the Related Information pagelet has also been made key sensitive.

     

    Click the Courses link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Course Definition link.

    Step 2
  3. The other pagelets are found above the Menu pagelet in the menu frame.

     

    Click the vertical scrollbar.

    Step 3
  4. The Related Information and Related Contacts pagelets are not populated. They are related to a key (that is, they are key sensitive) and will be populated when a specific course is selected.

    Step 4
  5. Click the Search button.

    Step 5
  6. Click an entry in the Course Code column.

    Step 6
  7. Click the vertical scrollbar.

    Step 7
  8. The Related Information pagelet is used to associate content with a specified menu item—in this example, relating content with a specific course. If you are the topic expert assigned to this menu item and pagelet combination, the edit links, the Show All link, and Add button appear as above. For other users, the Show All link appears only when there are more than five contacts to be displayed.

     

    In this example, you will view the content associated with a specific course. Then, as the topic expert assigned to this menu item and pagelet combination, you will add new related information for two separate courses.

    Step 8
  9. Click the Portal Solutions Overview link.

    Step 9
  10. The content (a website, in this instance) opens in a separate window.

     

    Click the Close button.

    Step 10
  11. In this example, as the topic expert assigned to this menu item and pagelet combination, you will now add new related content for this course.

     

    Click the Add button.

    Step 11
  12. The Related Information page opens in a separate window.

     

    Use the Related Information page to add or update related content associated with the current menu item.

     

    In this example, you will attach a file as related content.

    Step 12
  13. Click the Type list.

    Step 13
  14. Click the File Attachment list item.

    Step 14
  15. Click in the Display Label field.

    Step 15
  16. Enter the desired information into the Display Label field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "PeopleTools I"
    .

    Step 16
  17. Click the Add Attachment button.

    Step 17
  18. Click the Browse button.

    Step 18
  19. Click the 400_PeopleTools I.doc list item.

    Step 19
  20. Click the Open button.

    Step 20
  21. Click the Upload button.

    Step 21
  22. Notice that the Publish Date field is populated automatically with the current date and that the File Name field has been populated with the name of the file. The Expiration Date field is optional.

    Step 22
  23. Click the Save button.

    Step 23
  24. Click the OK button.

    Step 24
  25. Click the Close button.

    Step 25
  26. In this example, as the topic expert assigned to this menu item and pagelet combination, you will now add new related content for a different course.

     

    Click the Next in List button.

    Step 26
  27. Click the Add button.

    Step 27
  28. The Related Information page opens in a separate window.

     

    Click the Type list.

    Step 28
  29. Click the File Attachment list item.

    Step 29
  30. Click in the Display Label field.

    Step 30
  31. Enter the desired information into the Display Label field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "PeopleTools II Description"
    .

    Step 31
  32. Click the Add Attachment button.

    Step 32
  33. Click the Browse button.

    Step 33
  34. Click the 410_PeopleTools II.doc list item.

    Step 34
  35. Click the Open button.

    Step 35
  36. Click the Upload button.

    Step 36
  37. Notice that the Publish Date field is populated automatically with the current date and that the File Name field has been populated with the name of the file. The Expiration Date field is optional.

    Step 37
  38. Click the Save button.

    Step 38
  39. Click the OK button.

    Step 39
  40. Click the Close button.

    Step 40
  41. Optionally, navigate back to the Course Details page to confirm that the related content has been added for each course.

     

    Click the vertical scrollbar.

    Step 41
  42. Click the Courses link.

    Step 42
  43. Click the Course Definition link.

    Step 43
  44. Click the Search button.

    Step 44
  45. Click an entry in the Course Code column.

    Step 45
  46. The new related content appears for the PeopleTools I course.

    Step 46
  47. Click the Next in List button.

    Step 47
  48. The new related content appears for the PeopleTools II course.

    Step 48

You have completed working with the Related Information pagelet.

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