Can we set up different web forms for each Role? How to define the specific web forms for the Role?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Question:

How to create and specify a Customization Form Group for a Role?

 

Answer:

You can create a new Customization Form Group in Web Screen Painter as shown below.

  1. Log into Web Screen Painter and select 'File' > 'Open'.

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  2. Select "Interface or File Type" and "Form Groups" that stores a web form you would like to customize.

    e.g.
    If you would like to modify a web form of the default Analyst Interface, select "Analyst" from 'Interface or File Type' and "Default" from 'Form Group' drop down list.

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  3. Select the web form you would like to modify, for example, "list_chg.htmpl" and click on <OK>. Modify the web form.

  4. After customize the web form, select 'File' > 'Save As'.

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  5. Click <Add Form Group> and type a form group name, for example, "ChangeManager". Click <OK>.

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  6. Ensure that "Analyst" is selected as the Interface and "ChangeManager" is selected as Form Group, and then save list_chg.htmpl. 

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  7. Go to 'File' > 'Publish' to publish the form.

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  8. Log into Service Desk using Service Desk administrator account and open [Administration] tab.

  9. Go to 'Security and Role Management' > 'Role Management' > 'Role List' and select the Role you would like to specify the created form, e.g. "Change Manager".

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  10. Click on <Edit> and specify ChangeManager in Customization Form Group field.

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  11. On a Service Desk Manager server, open the Command Prompt and run pdm_webcache -H command to clear cache on a Web server. On a client PC, clear browser cache. 

The web forms should now be differentiated by Role.