Editing an entry is much like other document editors.
Drag and drop files into the file attachments area to upload files.
You can format your text by clicking the appropriate icons in the toolbar. There are a few special entry tools listed below.
Quick Save — Quickly saves your Entry for minor revisions. Large changes should be saved with a note using the Save button in the footer.
Images — Add images in the entry. Entry Images can be added to an existing or new Image Collection by clicking the pin icon when hovering over the image. Click and drag the resize icon when hovering over an image to resize it.
Simple Tables — Basic tables. Click the table icon and select a table dimension to create.
Todo Lists — Simple to-do lists. To-do lists in entries of experiments that are not closed will be shown in your action items.
Links - Select text you want to link and enter the URL in the link UI then press Enter. Pasting URLs into your entry will also automatically make them links.
Math Renderer — Click the Math button to render and add Math Equations using LaTeX math syntax in the preview editor.
Spreadsheets — Add a spreadsheet by clicking the spreadsheet icon. If you don't need to use formulas, use the simple table. Delete the spreadsheet by clicking the Delete Spreadsheet button when the spreadsheet is in focus.
Supported formula functions:
Average of values
Rounded value up to nearest significance
Number of values
Rounded value down to nearest significance
Natural logarithm of a value
Logarithm of a value to the base
Logarithm of a value to base 10
Remainder of a value and a divisor
Value raised to a power
Rounded value to specified number of places
Standard error of the mean
Positive square root of value
Standard deviation estimate
Summation of values
Available trig functions: ACOS, ACOSH, ACOT, ACOTH, ASIN, ASINH, ATAN, ATAN2, ATANH, COS, SIN, TAN, TAHH
Entry Header Bar
Show Comment Threads — Opens the entries comment window.
Delete — Warning: deletion in kanobo should rarely be done. Click delete and enter your email address to confirm.
Print — Generates a print-friendly view, and opens the print dialog window.
View History — Opens a window and displays the version history of the entry. Click on a version to view it.
Saving an entry can be done either by the quick save button in the Entry Toolbar or in the footer. The footer additionally allows you to add a note tied to the version you saved. This is useful to keep track of what you've changed when looking at the Entry's Version History.
Click on the Comment Threads icon in the Entry's header bar to open the comments.
Add a new comment thread by entering your text in the top editor and pressing Add New Comment Thread. Reply to comments by clicking 'Reply to this thread' at the end of a comment thread.
Entry's Header Bar
Comment Mentions (@)
Add a Mention by first typing '@'. A user selector will popup to select a lab member to mention. When you mention someone, they will be:
Emailed a copy of your comment
The comment thread will be included in their action items until resolved
Mentioning someone will add them as a Project Member if they are not already a member
Referencing an Entry Paragraph
Click on the Pin icon in the new comment toolbar. Select a paragraph to insert a paragraph reference in the comment. Anybody who hovers or clicks on the pin in your comment will see the paragraph highlighted in the entry.
Resolving Comment Threads
Click the 'Resolve' button above a comment thread to resolve the thread. It will be removed from lab member's action items.