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Creating a Page in the Page Manager

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Registering

Go to the NXtel dashboard, and register an account.

Email Robin and ask to be given page manager permissions.

When this is done, log out and back in.

Creating a Page

You can see the list of pages here, along with New Page button:

New Page

Click the New Page button.

Choose a page number that hasn't yet been used (e.g. 10001234a). Enter into the Page Number / Frame / To Page No / To Frame fields.

Add Text and Teletext Graphics

Click the pencil button to go into the content editor:

New Page

The content editor has its own instructions, which you can access with Escape+?. Command keys are shown on the left.

To exit the content editor click this:

New Page

Templates

Templates allow extra content to be inserted into your pages. Typically, you want to add Header and Footer to every page you create.

Header gives you the date, time and page number at the top, in a consistent format.

Footer gives you a standard bar at the bottom, with suggestions of what key(s) to press.

New Page

Routes

Routes determine which pages you go to when you press a key.

Generally you should always provide a route for the Enter key, as users expect this when Navigating. If you don't have a related page to go to, set the Enter route to go back to page 1a (the front page).

New Page

Saving

Click the `Save button to save. FIll in any other fields it complains about, and save again.

Viewing Your Page in NXtel

Your page will be available instantly to view in any NXtel client.

Unless you added a route to your page from another page, you will need to enter your page number directly in the client. For example: *10001234[Enter].

Remember that in the Next client, the * key is accessed by SymbolShift+B (pressed at the same time, using SymbolShift like a modern shift key), or Ctrl+B if you have a ps/2 keyboard.

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