Note

User's have quick access to a new note creation through the Create Menu. Click the option titled "Note" and users will be prompted to a new note page. Here user's have a variety of options in creating a note such as Voice recording, drawing, adding pictures and more. 

Title

Users will start by adding a title to the note. Towards the top of the screen, directly below the toolbar, users will click the text box and type the desired title. 

Linked To

Users can link their notes to a certain story. Directly below the title, users can click the button "Link to Story." Then, users can navigate through the Tabs > Channels > Stories hierarchy and select the story with which they wish to attach the note. 

Note Body

Directly below the Linked To Story section is the body of the note. Users can type out the body of the note. 

The toolbar at the top of the page allows for a variety of customizations. 

1. Font Style: Users can select  select a font by clicking the first option in the toolbar. 

2. Font Size: Users can select the size of their font with the second option in the toolbar.

3. Bold: Users can bold their type by selecting the third option (The Bolded B) in the toolbar. Either select before typing the desired bold information or highlight the information and select the Bolded B. 

4. Italicized: Users can italicized desired font by selecting the fourth option (The slanted vertical line) in the tool bar. Either select before typing the desired italicized information or highlight the information and select the slanted line. 

5. Underline: Users can underline their text with the fifth option (The capital, underlined U) in the toolbar. Either select before typing the desired underlined information or highlight the information and select the underlined U. 

6. Alignment: Users can select a different alignment for their description. Select the sixth option (The series of horizontal lines) and select an alignment pattern.

7. Spacing: Users can customize the spacing for their description. Select the 7th option  (Three horizontal lines) in the toolbar and select the spacing size.  

8. Increase Indent: Users can determine the degree of indent on a particular  line with the 8th option (A right way facing arrow followed by a series of horizontal lines) on the tool bar. Select the line and click this option once or multiple times until the desired indent rate is achieved. 

9. Decrease Indent: Users can decrease the degree of indent on a particular line with the 9th option (A left way facing arrow followed by a series of horizontal lines) on the tool bar. Select the line and click this option once or multiple times until the desired indent rate is achieved. 

10. Font Color: Users can select a color for their font with the 10th option (Capital A over a bar of selected font color). The color, default, is black. 

11: Highlight Color: Users can select a color of highlight with the 11th option (Marker over a bar of selected color). BY default the color is white. 

12 Numbering: The 12th option (A series of three lines preceded with squares) add numbering to the description. A new number will appear when the author presses "Enter."

13. Bullets: The 13th option (A series of lines preceded with small dots) add bullets to the description. A new bullet will appear when the author presses "Enter."

14. Linking: The final option on the toolbar (Two intertwined circles) allows for the addition of a link to the description. The author simply copies and pastes the web address desired and the link will appear in the description.

+ MENU

The very last option on the toolbar is the + Menu. Click this option and a drop down menu appears with additional options for the note. Those options include:

 

Tool

Action

Add a Picture Click the picture icon in the dropdown menu to browse through the device's photo library. Click the desired photo to add it to the note.
Draw Tool Click the pencil on paper icon in the drop down menu. With this tool users can draw directly on the note. Users start by drawing an image on the provided window. They can undo a stroke by clicking the backward facing arrow on the toolbar provided. Users can delete the entire image by clicking the trashcan. Click the paint drop icon to choose a different color for the image. Tap the slanted line icon to change the brush size. Click the "Save" button at the bottom left to finalize the drawing and add to the note.   
Voice Recorder Users can click the microphone icon on the dropdown menu to create a voice recording. Simply click the red recording button, wait for the the timer to begin counting up. Click the red square button to stop the recording. Users can playback by clicking the play button directly to the left of the recording button. Once satisfied with the recording, users can click the "Attach" button directly to left of the recording button to add it to the note. 

 

Publish

Once the note is complete, users will click the publish button in the top right corner of the screen, represented by the upward facing arrow under the horizontal line.

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