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Add New Screen

The Add New screen allows you to enter a new listing into your personal Body Temperature record. There are several input fields available for you to record information about this entry. The available fields are described below. Some of these fields are required and some are optional. The required fields are indicated by an asterisk symbol (*). You must click the Save button for your entry to be recorded. You also have the option to "Save and Add Another," which will save your entry and open another Add New screen. After you click "Save" or "Cancel" you will be taken back to the Summary screen. The "Reset" button will return the fields to their original state (blank). If for some reason the system is not able to process your entry, the page will refresh with a message explaining what must be done to proceed.

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Date (Required) - You must enter a date to identify a record. Select a date by clicking on the calendar icon. The calendar icon will open a pop-up window with a clickable calendar. By clicking a date in the calendar, the date field will be automatically set and you may continue filling out the form.

Time - The time of day is important for some health measurements. If you take more than one reading per day, you may also want to enter the time of the reading. Select a time closest to your reading using the two drop-down fields (Hour, Minute).

Body Temperature (Required) - Enter the numeric temperature reading in either Fahrenheit or Celsius into this field. The value may be two to four digits (e.g., 99, 100, 99.5, 100.5), depending on whether a decimal is included.

Measure (Required) - Select the unit of measure (Fahrenheit or Celsius) from the drop-down list.

Method (Required) - Select the method used to measure the body temperature (Mouth, Rectum, Groin, Ear, or Other) from the drop-down list.

Comments - This is where you can enter any additional thoughts you had about this particular body temperature reading. You may enter up to 255 characters.

Save or Save and Add Another - You must click one of these buttons to save the entry.