Cisco Unified MeetingPlace, Release 7.0 -- How to Configure Field Names and Descriptions

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Locating a User Interface String

Complete this procedure to find the string ID associated with a field on the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace web user interface. You will need this string ID to do any modifications to the associated text.


Procedure
  1. Sign in to the end-user web interface.
  2. Browse to the page that contains the UI element you want to modify.
  3. Right-click next to the UI element and select View Source.
    Notepad displays with the source code for the UI element.
  4. Open the Find window by pressing Ctrl + F on your keyboard.
  5. Enter your search term and click Find Next.
  6. When you locate the element you want to modify, read across to find its associated string ID, such as String1234.


What to Do Next

Proceed to Modifying or Creating a Field Name or Description for instructions on how to modify this string.




Modifying or Creating a Field Name or Description

After configuring which fields will appear on Cisco Unified MeetingPlace web pages, you can select to modify the names or descriptions next to the exposed fields. This requires configuring the relevant strings in the MPWEB database. Such configurations are preserved in the database; therefore, the configurations are not affected by Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Conferencing software upgrades. This tool also allows you to create new strings to enter into the MPWEB database.


Before You Begin

If you are modifying the name of a current field, make sure that you know the string ID for that field. See Locating a User Interface String for instructions


Procedure
  1. Sign in to the end-user web interface.
  2. Click Admin.
  3. Click User Interface Text.
  4. Click Configure Strings.
  5. Enter a string ID.
    • If you are modifying a string, enter the ID number for the string that you want to modify, such as 1234.
    • If you are creating a new string, enter a new string ID.
  6. Select the language of the string.
  7. Click Submit.
    Default and custom information about this string displays.
  8. Locate the New String field.
  9. Enter the new text that you want to associate with this string.
  10. Click Change.
  11. Click Done or click Restore Default to revert to the default text.
  12. (Optional) Click Look Up a Different String and repeat Step 5 through Step 11.


Modifying an Error Message

Before You Begin

Complete Locating a User Interface String so that you can identify the IDs for the error message strings that you want to modify.


Procedure
  1. Sign in to the end-user web interface.
  2. Click Admin.
  3. Click User Interface Text.
  4. Click Configure Strings.
  5. Enter the sum of 1 million plus the error number that you want to modify.
    For example, if you want to modify error 5432, enter 1005432.
  6. Select the language of the error message that you want to modify.
  7. Click Submit.
    Default and custom information about this string displays.
  8. Locate the New String field.
  9. Enter the new text that you want to associate with this error number.
  10. Click Change.
  11. Click Done or click Restore Default to revert to the default text.
  12. (Optional) Click Look Up a Different String and repeat Step 5 through Step 11.



Saving Your Text Configuration Changes

Complete this procedure to save an XML copy of the configuration changes you made in your browser. This is useful if you ever need to reload the configuration.


Procedure
  1. Sign in to the end-user web interface.
  2. Click Admin.
  3. Click User Interface Text.
  4. Click Export Custom User Interface Strings.
  5. Save the resulting XML file to your hard drive by using the Save As option in your browser.


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