Defining Captions for Groups

In Employee Portal you must define captions for the text in your Web part that is not stored as application data. Examples of such texts are the headline of the Web Part, the name of the tabs and the names of the actions.

When you create a new group you must define a caption for the group. The caption will be an option in the custom property field in the Tool Pane in SharePoint that lists the groups from which you can select a Web part request for your Web Part.

But first you must make sure that the following task is completed:


You can get an overview of all the tasks you need to complete to create a Web Part here: Creating Web Parts for Employee Portal.

To Create a New Caption for a Group
  1. Open the EP Group Caption List window.

  2. Click Caption, Create New. The EP Language List appears.

  1. Select the language you want to make a caption for. Click OK.

  2. In the caption line you just created, enter your new caption in the Caption field. Close the window.

To Add a Caption to a Group
  1. Open the EP Group Card window.

  2. Select the group you want to make a caption for.

  3. In the Caption field, click the AssistButton to open the EP WP Group Caption List window.

  4. Select the caption you have created for your group. Click OK.


If you are designing a Web Part that will be used in different languages by different users, you must give the caption a definition in each language. You can read more about this in Multilanguage in Employee Portal.

Related Topics

Captions in Employee Portal

Creating Employee Portal Groups

Users and User Groups

Adding Employee Portal Users to Groups

Multilanguage in Employee Portal

Creating Web Parts for Employee Portal