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How do I define a custom element or page with the Impact Inline Editor?

You can use Free select mode to define a custom element to attach a message or monitor. Once you have defined an element, you can select it using the Inline Editor even if Free select mode is not enabled.

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].

Enable Free Select Mode

Enable Free Select Mode

To select any element on the page, click the Enable free select mode checkbox.

Locate Element

Locate Element

Locate and click the element on the page. The selected element is highlighted and displays a border.

Open Advanced Settings

Open Advanced Settings

In the side panel, a generic description of the selected element is displayed and a notice stating the Element is not recognized [1].

To set up the recognition conditions for the element, click the Advanced selection settings link [2].

Identify Page Element

Identify Page Element

Select from the list of possible definition criteria, which is based on the attributes belonging to the selected element [1].

Note: If you would only like to use part of an attribute for your definition criteria, click the Edit button next to the attribute [2].

Edit Page Element

Edit Page Element

Select one of the options from the drop-down menu [1] and change the value in the text field to the desired partial criteria [2]. Click the Ok button [3].

Once you have defined the criteria, click the Continue button [4].

Save Template

Save Template

Enter a template name [1] and click the Save button [2].

View Custom Element

View Custom Element

You are can add a message or monitor using the newly defined element. Once you have defined an element, you can select it using the Inline Editor even if Free select mode is not enabled.