Creating customized letters that include all of the information you need to convey can be a tiresome task. jmc's Form Designer is here to help you do the heavy lifting by creating professional-looking letters and forms that utilize the data stored in jmc Office! This means you no longer need to hand enter student names, grades, dates, etc. into a form letter. Simply create a form including placeholders for the information needed to be included and store that letter for use year after year!

To begin, creating a custom form log in to jmc office and go to Form Designer > Student Info Forms.

Step One: Click the “New Form” button to begin creating your new letter.

Helpful Tip: Want to use an existing form? Select the form to use from the "Form" drop-down list.

Step Two: Select a blank form to begin fresh or an existing form to use as a template in the "Select Form template" drop-down list.

Step Three: Enter or edit the name of the form in the "Enter Form Name" field.

Step Four: Click the “Save” button to accept the form name or click "Cancel" to discard your changes.

Step Five: Click and drag form items from the left-hand side list to add them to the form.

A few helpful tips

  • If you'd like to edit the enclosed text double-click on a "Text" form item.

  • If you'd like to undo changes made to the form click the "Undo" button.

Step Six: Right-click a form item to open the formatting box and add a little pizzazz to your report card form by changing the item's font style, size, and even the result box size.

Step Seven: Click the "Image Library" link under "Quick Links" to upload images from your computer to add to the form.

Helpful Tip: Want to view and add descriptions to existing forms to better organize your form designer? Click the "From Descriptions" link under "Quick Link" and click the "Edit" button to a form name to enter a description to the form. Click the "Update" button to save the changes or the "Cancel" button to discard. Click the "Close" button when finished.

Step Eight: Select the "Letter" or "Legal" radio button to indicate the size of the paper for the form to print on.

A few fun facts

  • Click the "+" button to zoom in on the form.

  • Click the "-" button to zoom out on the form.

  • Click the blue "i" to view shortcut keys.

Step Nine: Click the "Save" button to save your report card form.

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