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Edit Lines/Forks

To edit a line or fork: click once on the line or fork between two concepts. A line editing toolbox will appear on the work space with the following options:

My Maps Manager

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Find, View and Manage Assets

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Resetting your Password

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Index & Label Using Color Groups

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Create New Objects (Concepts, Lines, Text Boxes)
  • Concepts
    i. Click the "Concept Tool", select a shape, then double click on the workspace to plant a concept.
    ii. Once planted, clicking on the concept opens a second menu that allows for individual concept editing (color, text, opacity, line thickness). Concept dimensions can also be edited after planting using the expanding arrow button
  • Lines
    i. Click on the "Line Tool", make a selection, then double click on the workspace to plant the line.
    • Straight
    • Curved
    • Fork
Interact with Existing Objects (Concepts, Lines, Text Boxes)

Moving Objects

Snapping Objects

"Snapping" objects together is a way to connect them.

i. To snap a line to a concept:

  • Click on the line “handle” (square box at either end of line) and drag it over the desired concept. The edges around the concept will flash light blue, to indicate that the line has been successfully attached to the concept.

ii. To “unsnap” a line from a concept:

  • Click and drag the line handles away from the concept.
Editing Objects
  • All objects (lines, forks, concepts, text boxes) can be edited once they are created on the workspace. Clicking once on lines, text boxes or concepts will bring up an editing menu that you can use to make changes.  "Click here" to go to the "edit concepts" section or "edit lines" section or "edit text box" section.
  • To delete a concept, line, or text box, click once on it. A small x will appear and upon clicking that, the object will be deleted from the workspace.
Add Text Boxes

Click on the "Text Box tool" and then double click on the map workspace to plant a text box. Double click within the text box to add text and change the text box properties.

Create a Visualization

1. On the Welcome page, go to the Top Menu Bar, click the ‘Visualizations’ drop down menu and select ‘Create a Visualization’.

Create a Visualization screen shot.

2. In the Visualization Builder page, simply click the ‘Customize’ button within the visualization tool of choice to begin creating a visualization.

 

Copy an Existing Visualization
  1. On the Welcome page, go to the Top Menu Bar, click the ‘Visualizations’ drop down menu and select ‘Browse Visualizations’.
  2. On the Resource Browser page, select an item by clicking the title (or thumbnail) from the list of available visualizations to open its Detail Page.
  3. Click on the ‘Copy’ Action Button above the visualization to create a new instance, which you can edit and save.
Searching for Visualizations

There are two ways to locate visualizations. The first is through the ‘Visualizations’ drop down menu, the second is through the ‘Resources’ drop down menu, both of which are located in the Top Menu Bar. First, lets navigate through the ‘Visualizations’ drop down menu.

On the Welcome page, go to the Top Menu Bar, click the ‘Visualizations’ drop down menu and select ‘Browse Visualizations’.

On the Resource Browser page, select an item (or thumbnail) from the list of available visualizations to open its Detail Page.

Create a Single Time Series

Simple Time Series Tool

In the Visualization Builder page, simply click the ‘Customize’ button within the visualization tool of choice to begin creating a visualization.

Choosing Stations using the Data Product Browser

On the Create Visualization Instance page, click the ‘Load Data Browser’ button.

The Data Browser has three primary search sections. These include:
a. ‘Parameters’ The user can use the check boxes to select what parameters (data types) to search for from available networks.
b. ‘Networks’ The user can select which data networks to search.
c. ‘Data Range’ The user can select start and end dates for data to be plotted.
Once the criteria are specified, click the ‘search’ button to populate the map.

Delete a Resource
  • From ‘My Resources’ click on the resource you are interested in deleting.
  • Choose ‘Delete’ from the tools menu above the resource.
  • Confirm that you wish to delete the image.
    **Note:  If the image has been published, you will need to unpublish it before it can be deleted.
Publish a Resource
  • From ‘My Resources’ click on the resource you are interested in publishing.
  • Choose ‘Pubilsh’ from the tools menu above the resource.
  • Confirm that you wish to publish the image.
    **Note: A moderator will accept or reject your submission to the databse. If published, it will be viewable by all users.
Share a Resource
  • From ‘My Resources’ click on the resource you are interested in sharing.
  • Choose ‘Share’ from the tools menu above the resource.
  • Copy the URL of the resource and share it.
Comment on a Resource

Commenting on a Resource allows you to interact with other OOI content users.

  • To comment on a resource, click on the resource you wish to comment on.
  • Fill in the “comment” field and hit “Save”.
  • Your comment will now be publicly viewable.
Upload a Resource
  • In the resource browser can upload your own resource to the database by clicking on the button to the right of the "Resource Type Buttons. You can also reach this from the Resources pulldown menu.
  • Click ‘Choose file’ to select the file to upload.
  • Enter a title and description
  • Certify that the image is available for use.
  • Click ‘Submit.’
Create/Wizard (page copy, tooltips)

On the Welcome page, go to the Top Menu Bar, click the ‘Investigations’ drop down menu and select ‘Create an Investigation’.

FAQ

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  1. What is the LLB?
  2. How do I use the LLB? (overview of wizard and lesson views)
  3. How do I incorporate lessons into my course? (lecture & homework)
  4. How do I create a new lesson? (outline of wizard)
  5. How do I copy an existing lesson?
  6. What kinds of content can I use in my lesson?
  7. What kinds of lessons/activities can I build with the LLB?
  8. How do I prepare content to build a new lesson?
  9. How do I search for lessons?
  10. Can students build their own lessons?
Create an Investigation

1. On the Welcome page, go to the Top Menu Bar, click the ‘Investigations’ drop down menu and select ‘Create an Investigation’.

Copy an Existing Investigation

1. On the Welcome page, go to the Top Menu Bar, click the ‘Investigations’ drop down menu and select ‘Browse Investigations’.

2. On the Resource Browser page, select an item by clicking the title (or thumbnail) from the list of available investigations to open its Detail Page.

3. On the investigation introduction page, click on the ‘Copy’ Action Button above the investigation to create a new instance, which you can edit and save.

Searching for an investigation

There are two ways to locate investigations. The first is through the ‘investigations’ drop down menu, the second is through the ‘Resources’ drop down menu, both of which are located in the Top Menu Bar. First, lets navigate through the ‘investigations’ drop down menu.

1. On the Welcome page, go to the Top Menu Bar, click the ‘investigations’ drop down menu and select ‘Browse investigations’.