Timeline Guide

Details about creating a Timeline widget

Overview

Timeline View

A study tool that visually arranges items in a chronological manner.

Annotated Timeline widget creation screen
Annotated Timeline widget creation screen
  1. Timeline Options
  2. Title of Widget
  3. Toggle between list view and timeline view
  4. Page navigation
  5. Categories
  6. Scroll bar

List View

Annotated Timeline widget creation screen in list view.
Annotated Timeline widget creation screen in list view.
  1. Era Name
  2. Event Title
  3. Related Categories
  4. Event Description
  5. Event date

Options

Add Event Window

Add event button
Add event button

The Add Event Window is used to create points on the timeline.

Annotated new event dialog
Annotated new event dialog
  1. Enter a Date and Event Title
  2. Create an end date for events spanning multiple dates
  3. Assign a category to this event
  4. Add an event description
  5. Add pictures attached to this event
  6. Select the Add another event after this one check box to instantly open another event creation window when this event is saved

Add Era

New Era Button
New Era Button

An era is a period of time that has events within it.

New Era Dialog
New Era Dialog

Add Categories

New Category Button
New Category Button

The category window is used to add new categories or manage events within existing categories.

Annotated Manage Categories Screen
Annotated Manage Categories Screen
  1. The General default category will appear by default.
  2. Event boxes can be dragged between categories.
  3. Add a new category

Date Label Window

Date Label Dialog
Date Label Dialog

The Date Label Window allows you to change the scope of your timeline (years, months, or days) or to create your own custom scope.

Standard View

Standard Scope Selection Screen
Standard Scope Selection Screen

Custom View

Custom Scope Selection Screen
Custom Scope Selection Screen