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How to Add Annotations to a File

by Portal Web Editor last modified Jan 10, 2013 07:40 AM
Instructions for annotating files on the portal.

Annotation can be added to any file on the portal, including XML files imported from the USAID DEC.

To add annotation to a file:

1. Click the blue Add annotation button  at the bottom of the file page.

Add_annotation_Button

 

2.The Annotated Resource and Annotation Title will be automatically populated and should be left alone. However, you may add an annotation summary.

Annotation_Summary

 

3. Add the Reviewer, Reviewer Affiliation, and Review Date. The Reviewer is the person that you are adding the annotation for. If this is you, add your name.

Annotation_Reviewer

 

4. Add Journal name and Publisher.

Annotation_Journal_Publisher

 

5. Click the check boxes next to the Type(s) of Documents. If the type of document is not shown, check other and fill in the other field.

Annotation_Type_Of_Document

 

6. Add a Rating. The rating criteria is based on stars: one star being the poorest; two stars being the best.

Annotation_Type_Of_Document

 

7. Check the boxes next to the remaining criteria that apply: Regions; Natural Resources; Ecosystem Services; NWP Principles - Nature: NWP Principles - Wealth; NWP Principles - Power; Tools used; Constraints; Solutions; Impacts; and Additional Discussion Topics.

 

8. Click Save.

 

9. To return to the file that you annotated, click the Annotated Resource link.

Annotated_Resource_Link

 

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