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Line Choice Line Change

This page is used to edit detail lines that can be used to select from other lines within the Activity. Typically this is used when the customer is presented several options and uses this line to determine which option they wish to purchase.

The Lowest and Highest lines automatically choose the line with total that meets the chosen criteria.

Line NameAn internal field that can assist in managing EasyEstimates.
Line TypeLine Type defines the type of calculations performed and some of the display characteristic, such as whether an input value is used, a selection is made, etc.
Line TextThe text that appears on the line and describes the cost item
Display on web page, Email, and PreviewThis controls whether the detail line is displayed on the web page, preview, or email containing the estimate or order. "Always" will always display the line in the email and preview. "Never" will never display the line in the email and preview. "When Needed" will display the line in the email and preview if either the total cost is greater than zero or a selection is made that is not the default option or quantity. For an input text line, the line will display if text is entered. "Only in Preview and Email" will not display the line on the web page. "Only in Email" will not display the line on the web page on in the preview. Note: EasyEstimates allows the "Preview" information to be displayed in the email and the "Email" information to be displayed in the Preview. This controls the table of information regardless of where it is displayed.
ImageAn image to be used on this line within the text area. To manage images, see the Image Manager link at the bottom of the page. Text can be used with the image. The text can be either the text associated with the image in the Image Manager or the text from this line. Text can be dynamically changed only if the the text is defined in the Image Manager.
Image/Text TemplateThis template controls how the image and/or text elements on this line are displayed. See eeimagetext.tpl for a sample. All the elements in the sample must be included but they can be arranged differently or additional html added to control how images and text are displayed.
Use Input From This LineUse the input quantity from the line chosen.
Dependent On:The dependent on options requires that the total cost of the line designated here be greater than zero for this line to be set to a non-default value.
Change Image/TextThis option allows the image or text that the customer sees to change depending on the selection made here. This option indicates on which line the image and/or text is to be changed. The actual images and text to change them to are defined with the options for this selection area.
Error Indicator placementThis allows you to put the error indicator, the red *, on the current line, a preceding line, or to have it not appear.
Hide DescriptionShows or hides the description for the Line Choice that is being picked depending on whether it has the highest or lowest line total
Line ChoiceEach "Option" here is a separate possible selection by the customer.
Line Choice is the detail line whose cost will be used as the cost for this detail line
Sequence is used to display what order the Options are displayed in. It isn't necessary for the sequence numbers to be in consecutive order but no two options should have the same sequence number.
Description is the text description for the Option.
Image is the Image that will be displayed for this Option. The Change Image line above defines where the image will appear.
Message is the message that is displayed if the option is chosen. This is typically used if the no choice was made and the first option is "choose a...".
Del is ised to delete the option.
New options are added on the "New:" line.

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