The "Upload a Document / Image" task allows a user to upload a piece of information that may be required for further advancement in the competition. Examples include, scanned hand-drawn images, photographs, or manipulated images.
Basic Information Tab
The Basic Information tab provides a quick overview of the elementary descriptions (Title and Description) associated with the task, and can be formatted using the Visual Editor.
Name: The name of the task - how it will appear in the Competition Design page, and referred to in every other instance within your site.
Set a Description: This description is shown to applicants who fill out this form. Specifying a description is optional. When checked, the Visual Editor is displayed, which allows the content to be formatted accordingly.
Round & Group Tab
The Round and Group tab allows the administrator to select which stage the task will be in, as well as the group the task should be applicable to.
Stage: The specific stage the task should be affiliated with can be selected from this drop down menu.
Group: The Group this task should be assigned to can be selected from this drop down menu.
Access Level: Who should have access to this task.
Submission categories: Unless explicitly specified, this task will be available to all submission categories. Note: This option is dependent on categories having been created
The Behaviour tab presents critical options that affect the visibility of the task, as well as its importance.
Required: This option makes the task required to progress further in the contest. It is not possible to submit the application if a required task has not been completed.
One-time only: Use this option if you only require to complete this task once. The task data will be synchronized with all other submissions belonging to the applicant.
Viewable upon completion: This option will determine whether the user can view their task after completing it.
Editable after completion: This option allows the applicant to continue making changes to this task after initially completing it.
Editable after deadline (or before start date): This option will allow the applicant to continue to make changes to this task after the deadline has been met.
Viewable before eligible: This option will determine whether an applicant can see a task before they can complete it (ie; before or after a start date or deadline).
Set a deadline: Deadlines dictate when a user must complete this task by.
Set a start date: Start dates dictate when a task can be completed.
Prerequisites: The prerequisites option allows an administrator to dictate that an applicant must complete other tasks before being allowed to complete the current task. These tasks can be selected within the box under 'Prerequisites'.
DPI (Dots Per Inch) measures the resolution of an image on your screen. The higher the DPI, the more detail that can be shown. Enter a DPI value for the following options (Note: JFIF or DPI information can generally only be extracted from JEPG/JPG files. Therefore you are strongly encouraged to limit your accepted file types below to JPEG when using this feature.
Minimum DPI (horizontal): 0 (default value)
Minimum DPI (vertical): 0 (default value)
Maximum DPI (horizontal – enter 0 for no limit): 0 (default value)
Maximum DPI (vertical – enter 0 for no limit): 0 (default value)
Remove Title Field: Check this option to make it so uploaded items can’t be given a title
File Formats: Choose from 14 formats to upload either a document or image. By default, all file formats are selected.
Instructional Text: Customize the help text area that appears beside the applicant’s actual Upload field. This can be useful, as contact details can be specified, as well as the parameters of the file you are expecting the user to upload. This offers an easy way to prevent confusion by addressing concerns before they become issues further down the road
The Visibility tab allows the administrator to specify which groups this task will be visible to.
Modify visibility: This option will allow you to hide this task from users in specific groups.