UTDallas Research Explorer
FAQ
What do these buttons mean?
Answer:
  • Edit: This allows for editing content of any section/information/details. To use this feature click on the edit button and it would direct you to the editable page or provide editable fields.
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  • Save: This allows saving your current changes. Once all changes are done, click this icon to save the changes and view them.

  • Cancel: If you are in the middle of editing any section and wish to undo or cancel your changes please use the cancel button. Please remember once any changes are saved they cannot be cancelled. Cancel can be used only while you are editing.

  • Add: This button can be used to Add more entries to any section (when applicable). It is also used to add new sections through the toolbox. On clicking this icon, one or more blank fields are presented to enter new content. Use the save buttons to add the new fields once done.

  • Delete: This button deletes the selected row or the entire section. Once clicked it asks for your confirmation. You can cancel the action by saying 'No'. If you pick 'Yes', then the data is permanently deleted.

  • Add Row: You would come across this button when you are adding members to centers or equipment to your profile. This button allows you to add a row of data to your selection.

  • Delete Row: You would come across this button when you are editing member/equipment lists. You can remove a row of data our selection with this button.

  • Expand Content: This button next to content indicates that the content is collapsible. More information can be obtained about the content by clicking on this button located in front of it.

  • Collapse Content: This button shows that the section/information is already expanded. Click on this icon to collapse the content.

  • Find or Search: This button is used to search for profiles to add to a profile. It can also be used to search for existing content in Research Explorer.

  • Request: Certain profiles cannot be created. They need to be requested. Use this button to request a profile.

  • View/Associated Profiles: Use this button to view a profile or view Associated Profiles for any profile.

  • Close Window: This button closes a window that is open and is located in the top right hand corner of the window.




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