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How to Participate in the Portal

Instructions on portal participation and conditions of web portal membership.

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How To Add Content to the Portal

Instructions for adding content to the portal including: a general overview; pages; news items; links; files; events; collections; and discussions.

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Groups

How to add groups and add projects that contain groups.

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How to Use the Expertise Database

The Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) is excited to announce the launching of its unique Member Directory, an expert database tool that is bringing together a diverse range of individuals and expertise interested in participating in landscape conservation efforts throughout the region. This database will be an ideal tool for colleagues to seek out and communicate with others in their field of interest and identify experts to collaborate on projects. The LCC can also use the database to identify individuals to serve as technical experts for project development, review, and other advisory needs. The Directory will help us create a dynamic conservation community network for the Appalachian region.

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Using and Adding Collections

How to add collections in the portal.

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State

Description of the private, public draft, and published 'state' of content on the portal.

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Versioning and History

How to view the version and history of an item, compare versions, preview previous versions, check out/check in versions and revert to previous versions.

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How to Save a Screenshot of a Webpage

If you need to save a Web page for later reference, a screenshot will capture the current appearance of the website and allow you to save it as an image. Screenshots are digital images of what you view on your monitor. Both Windows and Macintosh computers have the ability to capture and save screenshots. Macintosh operating systems automatically save the screenshot, while Windows operating systems place the image onto the clipboard so it can be edited through image editing software.

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How to Use Advanced Search

Instructions for using Plone's Advanced Search.

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How to Use FTP to Upload Files to the Portal

Instructions for using the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) with an FTP client for uploading batches of files to the portal.

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How to use the Riparian Restoration to Promote Climate Change Resilience (RPCCR) Tool

The following tutorial will descibe the steps to depict the riparian areas that would benefit most from riparian restoration. The RPCCR tool enables users to dynamically locate areas (within the selected riparian zone region) that would benefit from increased shading produced by planting of trees. The tool operates on a 200 meter stream buffer (100 on each side), and requires the user to specify values for maximum percent canopy cover and minimum solar gain percentile. The user can additionally choose to include minimum elevation (meters) and maximum percent impervious surface values in the analysis.

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