Adding Questions to the Poll Module


Concept


Steps:

  1. Begin by navigating to the Question Details page in a collaborative workspace.

     

    Click the Workspaces link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Search button.

    Step 2
  3. Click an entry in the Name column.

    Step 3
  4. Click the Polls link.

    Step 4
  5. Click the Add Question button.

    Step 5
  6. Use the Question Details page to enter a poll question and the permissible responses.

     

    In this example, you will create two poll questions for a collaborative workspace.

    Step 6
  7. Enter the desired information into the Question Title field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Enterprise Portal Beta"
    .

    Step 7
  8. Enter the desired information in the Question Text field. For the purpose of this example, the text will be entered for you to save time.

     

    Click in the Question Text field.

    Step 8
  9. In this example, you will use the current date as the publication date for this question.

    Step 9
  10. Click the Question Type list.

    Step 10
  11. Click the Mulitple Choice list item.

    Step 11
  12. Click the Response Choice list.

    Step 12
  13. Click the Choice 01 list item.

    Step 13
  14. Click in the Response Text field.

    Step 14
  15. Enter the desired information into the Response Text field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Yes"
    .

    Step 15
  16. Click the Add Row button.

    Step 16
  17. Click the Response Choice list.

    Step 17
  18. Click the Choice 02 list item.

    Step 18
  19. Click in the Response Text field.

    Step 19
  20. Enter the desired information into the Response Text field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Yes, as an observer"
    .

    Step 20
  21. Click the Add Row button.

    Step 21
  22. Click the Response Choice list.

    Step 22
  23. Click the Choice 03 list item.

    Step 23
  24. Click in the Response Text field.

    Step 24
  25. Enter the desired information into the Response Text field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "No"
    .

    Step 25
  26. Click the Return button.

    Step 26
  27. Next, add the second poll question.

     

    Click the Add Question button.

    Step 27
  28. Enter the desired information into the Question Title field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Portal Beta Evaluation"
    .

    Step 28
  29. Enter the desired information in the Question Text field. For the purpose of this example, the text will be entered for you to save time.

     

    Click in the Question Text field.

    Step 29
  30. Click in the Publish Date field.

    Step 30
  31. If a previous question is active, the system will set the Expire Date for that question to one day before the Publish Date for this question.

     

    Enter the desired information into the Publish Date field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "02/25/2008"
    .

    Step 31
  32. Click the Question Type list.

    Step 32
  33. Click the Ranking List list item.

    Step 33
  34. Click the Response Choice list.

    Step 34
  35. Click the Choice 01 list item.

    Step 35
  36. Click in the Response Text field.

    Step 36
  37. Enter the desired information into the Response Text field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Configuring the Homepage"
    .

    Step 37
  38. Click the Add Row button.

    Step 38
  39. Click the Response Choice list.

    Step 39
  40. Click the Choice 02 list item.

    Step 40
  41. Click in the Response Text field.

    Step 41
  42. Enter the desired information into the Response Text field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Discussion Forums"
    .

    Step 42
  43. Click the Add Row button.

    Step 43
  44. Click the Response Choice list.

    Step 44
  45. Click the Choice 03 list item.

    Step 45
  46. Click in the Response Text field.

    Step 46
  47. Enter the desired information into the Response Text field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Context Manager"
    .

    Step 47
  48. Click the Add Row button.

    Step 48
  49. Click the Response Choice list.

    Step 49
  50. Click the Choice 04 list item.

    Step 50
  51. Click in the Response Text field.

    Step 51
  52. Enter the desired information into the Response Text field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Content Management"
    .

    Step 52
  53. Click the Return button.

    Step 53
  54. Click the Save button.

    Step 54
  55. Notice that the expiration date for the first question has automatically been set to one day before the publication date for the second question.

    Step 55
  56. Click the Welcome link.

    Step 56
  57. Notice that the first poll question is the active question in the Poll pagelet.

     

    Next, you will provide a response to this poll question.

    Step 57
  58. Click the No option.

    Step 58
  59. Click in the Comments field.

    Step 59
  60. Enter the desired information into the Comments field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "I will fill in if you are short."
    .

    Step 60
  61. Click the Submit button.

    Step 61
  62. Notice that the Poll pagelet now displays the poll results.

    Step 62

You have completed adding questions to the Polls module of a collaborative workspace.

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