Step 11. Add/Publish a WYSIWYG Form

The WYSIWYG Form file must be published/added to the project in order for it to be available during runtime.

  1. Right-click WYSIWYG Forms in the TrackerCfg_UI left pane.

  2. Select Add/Publish on the popup menu.

The Add /Update WYSIWYG Form dialog box opens.

  1. Click the Open button to the right of the WYSIWYG Form field.

The Select the WYSIWYG Form dialog box opens.

  1. Open the  <Project Name>\CIMForms\WYSIWYGForms\Working folder.

  2. Select the file you want to compile.

The file type is

CimForms WYSIWYG Form files (*.cwf)

Files that were created and saved or were edited and saved as *.cwf files in the in the WYSIWYG Text Editor.

  1. Click Open.

The Add /Update CimForms WYSIWYG Forms dialog box displays the path and file you selected.

The options are as follows.




Path and file name are automatically filled in when the file is selected in the Select the WYSIWYG Form dialog box.

Path and filename can also be typed in.

Save Form As

Check to be able to change the name of the form.


Broadcast saves the file as a .cwf file.

You do not need to include the file extension.

  1. Click OK.

An WYSIWYG Form Properties dialog box opens.

  1. The ASCII Form Properties dialog box provides the following information.



Form Name

Name of the selected file or of the name entered in the Save As field.

Read only

Form Version

Count of the number of times the file has been published.

Read only

Form Description

Description that will help users know the content and intended use of the added file.


Published Date and Time

Last time the file was published.

Read only

Published User

Windows logged in User ID

Read only

  1. Click OK.

Result: When you add/publish a WYSIWYG form the Broadcast:

  1. Adds the file to the list of published files in the TrackerCfg_UI right pane.

  1. Saves the file in the <Project Name>\CIMForms\WYSIWYGForms\prod folder.

  1. You can update or delete a published form.

Option 11.1

Update a published WYSIWYG form.

Option 11.2

Delete a published WYSIWYG form.

More information

WYSIWYG form configuration.