Customizing a database template


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Customizing a database template

Now that we have created our database and added our data fields, the next step is to set up the templates that will display the data inside of our database. To do this, make sure you are inside of your database and click on the tab for Templates. A default template is created for you automatically that will have all of the data types and the data fields that have been created as part of your database. This is laid out in a table format and if we click inside of this table, we'll notice that we have seen the controls for table before back when we learned about using tables inside of HTML.

A couple of changes that we want to make here. First of all, is that anytime a scientific name is displayed anywhere, it should be italicized. So we'll go ahead and select the field here inside of the brackets that says Species_Name and simply come up and click the Italicize button. This will make anytime a scientific name is entered, it will be italicized properly. We also want to change the de...

Customizing a database template
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Customizing a database template provides you with in-depth training on Education + Elearning. Taught by Chris Mattia as part of the Moodle 1.9 Essential Training for Teachers

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Education + Elearning
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