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How do I create a message with the Impact Inline Editor?

You can use the Inline Editor to create and deploy a message within your learning management system.

Open Inline Editor

Open Inline Editor

Navigate to the area of the learning application where you intend to place the message.

To open the Inline Editor, click the Impact icon [1] and then click the Add icon [2].

Select Element

Select Element

To select the element to which to attach the monitor, click the element [1] or click the Select Page button [2] on the current page.

Select LTI Element

Select LTI Element

If using an Impact-supported LTI, you can select the frame in which you want to use the Inline Editor.

To select a frame for an Impact-supported LTI, click the Select a Frame dropdown menu [1], then click the Third Party Tool Frame option [2].

Add Message

Add Message

In the side panel, click the Hint button.

Create Message

Create Message

Enter a title and description for the hint [1] and write the message body using the rich content editor [2].

Determine the size of the message using the width and height fields [3].

Click the  Arrow icon [4].

Set Visibility Settings

Set Visibility Settings

In the Visibility Settings, determine who should see the hint [1] and when it should be presented (optional) [2].

Choose how the hint should be triggered: when the user sees the element or interacts with the element [3].

Determine whether the monitor should trigger on every page where the element occurs or only on the current page [4].

Choose whether you would like to collect user feedback on the message [5].

Review the automatically rendered screenshot of the page and element. Upload a custom screenshot if needed [6].

Click the Create button [7].

Add a Systray or Popup Message

Add a Systray or Popup Message

To add a systray or popup message on the current page, click the Select Page button [1].

In the side panel, click the Message button [2] and then choose either Systray Message or Popup Message [3].

Add Content

Add Content

Enter a title [1] and description [2].

Determine the size of the message using the width and height fields [3].

For popups, you can select a Message Type, which determines the icon that appears in the message body [4].

Click the Arrow icon [5].

Set Visibility Settings

Set Visibility Settings

In the Visibility Settings, determine who should see the hint [1] and when it should be presented (optional) [2].

Choose whether you would like to collect user feedback on the message [3].

Review the automatically rendered screenshot of the page and element. Upload a custom screenshot if needed [4].

Click the Create button [5].