Changes between Version 10 and Version 11 of UserGuidelines/Alerts


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12/02/12 01:29:58 (9 years ago)
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Nuwan Waidyanatha
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    2020=== Create a Template ===
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    22 An Alert template usually contains pre-filled information about probable alert messages so that it is easier to broadcast them during emergencies. You should mark up places in the text that need to be changed within a pair of square brackets with capitalized text inside as shown below. If you mark a field as locked, it cannot be edited in the actual alert message that inherits the template and extends it.
     22An '''alert template''' is a pre-populated CAP message that is created to speed-up with the message creation as well as preserving the consistency of a message. Wherever the event specific information such as the DATE or LOCATION or other information you may create place holders for those values within the text. You should mark up places in the text that need to be changed within a pair of square brackets with capitalized text inside as shown below.
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     24''Example'' the ''headline'' text in a CAP message template for a flood event could be something like this: '''''[YYYY] [MMM]''' heavy rains have caused flash floods in the '''[LOCATION]''' area''. If the floods was in Varnasi area on 2012-09-25, then the message creator would replace the MMM YYYY and LOCATION to create the headline to be specific as such: '''''2012 September''' heavy rains have caused flash floods in the '''Varnasi''' area''.
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     26If you mark a field as locked, it cannot be edited in the actual alert message that inherits the template and extends it.
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    2428[[Image(http://i.imgur.com/K98gj.png)]]