Getting Started

Everything you need to know to get started with Formant.

    Add Comments to data

    Adding your comments to specific parts of a device’s timeline makes it easier to expose observations, thoughts and notes to other users. Comments can be added to the timeline or can be logged as part of a specific module.

    Add a comment to the timeline 

    To add a comment to the timeline, click on the comment icon at the top of a channel (device channel or regular channel). A comment window will open right above the timeline, right next to the time that the comment needs to be added. Users can add comments or URL and click on Save button to save the comment. 

    Add a comment to a specific module 

    To add a comment to the module, click on more button  of the specific module and click the comment icon

    A comment window will open right above the timeline, right next to the time that the comment needs to be added. Users can add comments or URL and click on Save button to save the comment. 

    Comments are represented using a tick mark on the timeline. Clicking on the tickmark will open a box at the top of the page.

    Info

    Comments added by one user might take upto 10 minutes to be visible for other users. There is also a limit of 1024 characters for the comments.

    Edit or delete a comment

    Comments can be created or deleted by the user who created the comments or an admin. To edit or delete a comment, click on the comment tickmark to open a text box at the top of the page. 

    Click on the delete buttonto delete the comment. The comment will be deleted without confirmation.

    Click on the edit buttonto edit the comment. Clicking on the edit button will open the comment window above the timeline. Modify the comment and click on Save to save the comment.


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