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Users User Note Category Edit

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Description

This is where you can add a new Category or edit an existing Category. Categories are used to organize the User Notes. Categories allow you to display related User notes together on a page and to filter User Notes in the User Notes Manager. All User Notes are assigned either to a Category that you create or to the special Category called 'Uncategorized'.

How to Access

You can access the Notes Category Add/Edit by clicking on Users  User Note Categories  Add New Category

  • Other Access methods to Add/Edit a Notes Category are:

Screenshot

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Details

  • Title: Title of the Category.
  • Alias: The Alias will be used in the SEF URL. Leave this blank and Joomla will fill in a default value from the title. This value will depend on the SEO settings (System  Global Configuration  Site). Using Unicode will produce UTF-8 aliases. You may also enter manually any UTF-8 character. Spaces and some forbidden characters will be changed to hyphens. When using default transliteration it will produce an alias in lower case and with dashes instead of spaces. You may enter the Alias manually. Use lowercase letters and hyphens (-). No spaces or underscores are allowed. Default value will be a date and time if the title is typed in non-latin letters .

Category

  • Description: Enter an optional category description in the text-area.
  • Parent: (No parent/Uncategorised). Select a Parent Category.
  • Status: (Published/Unpublished/Archived/Trashed). Set publication status.
  • Access: (Public/Guest/Registered/Special/Super Users). The access level group that is allowed to view this item.
  • Language: (All/English (UK)). Assign a language to this category.
  • Tags: Assign tags to content items. Tag names must be unique.
  • Note: Enter an optional note to display in the category list.
  • Version Note: Enter an optional note for this version of the item.

Options

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  • Layout: (Use Global). Use a layout from the supplied component view or overrides in the templates.
  • Image: Choose an image for this category.
  • Alt Text: Alternative text used for visitors without access to images.

Publishing

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  • Created Date: The date and time this item was first created. This is entered by the system automatically.
  • Created By: The user who created this item.
  • Modified Date: The date and time this item was last modified. This is entered by the system automatically.
  • Modified By: The user who did the last modification
  • Hits: Number of hits for this category
  • Meta Description: An optional paragraph to be used as the description of the page in the HTML output. This will generally display in the results of search engines.
  • Meta Keywords: An optional comma-separated list of keywords and/or phrases to be used in the HTML output.
  • Author: The author of this content.
  • Robots: (Use Global/Index, Follow/No index, follow/Index, No follow/No index, no follow). Robots Instructions.

Permissions

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Manage the permission settings for the user groups below. See notes at the bottom.

  • Create: (Inherited/Allowed/Denied). Allow or deny Create for users in the Public group. Create New setting for create actions in this category and the calculated setting based on the parent category and group permissions.
  • Delete: (Inherited/Allowed/Denied). Allow or deny Delete for users in the Public group. Delete New setting for delete actions on this category and the calculated setting based on the parent category and group permissions.
  • Edit: (Inherited/Allowed/Denied). Allow or deny Edit for users in the Public group. Edit New setting for edit actions on this category and the calculated setting based on the parent category and group permissions.
  • Edit State: (Inherited/Allowed/Denied). Allow or deny Edit State for users in the Public group. Edit State New setting for edit state actions on this category and the calculated setting based on the parent category and group permissions.
  • Edit Own: (Inherited/Allowed/Denied). Allow or deny Edit Own for users in the Public group. Edit Own New setting for edit own actions on this category and the calculated setting based on the parent category and group permissions.

TinyMCE editor

TinyMCE is the default editor for both front-end and back-end users. TinyMCE is a WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) editor that allows users a familiar word-processing interface to use when editing Articles and other content. TinyMCE can be configured with three different sets of toolbar buttons: Set 0, Set 1, and Set 2. This is set as an option in the Plugin Manager for the 'Editor - TinyMCE' plugin. Set 0 is the most extended toolbar and is by default assigned to the Administrator, Editor and Super Users. Set 1 is assigned to the Manager and Registered. Set 2 is assigned to Public.

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Learn about Toolbars and Accessibility of TinyMCE.

No editor

If 'No editor' is selected for a User, then a simple text editor displays. This allows you to enter in raw, unformatted HTML. You can use the toolbar 'Preview' button to preview how the HTML will display.

Note that the 'No Editor' option can be useful if you are entering in 'boilerplate' or custom HTML, for example to create a PayPal link. TinyMCE automatically re-formats and strips some HTML when a file is saved. This can cause complex HTML to not work correctly.

If this happens, you can temporarily change the editor to 'No Editor' and create the desired content. Note that if you wish to edit this content in the future, you should be careful to change your editor to 'No Editor'. Otherwise, if you open and save the content with TinyMCE, you may lose your custom HTML.

Toolbar

At the top you will see the toolbar:

User Notes: New Category:

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The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the category and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the category and closes the current screen.
  • Save & New. Saves the category and keeps the editing screen open and ready to create another category.
  • Cancel. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

User Notes: Edit Category:

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The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the category and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the category and closes the current screen.
  • Save & New. Saves the category and keeps the editing screen open and ready to create another category.
  • Save as Copy. Saves your changes to a copy of the current category. Does not affect the current category. This toolbar icon is not shown if you are creating a new category.
  • Versions: Opens the Item Version History window to show any prior versions of this item. This allows you to view older versions of this item and, if desired, restore from an older version. See Version History for more information.
  • Close. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

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