The Content panel displays a number of screens. The following main screens are available:
general information about the session (see Section 2.1);
information about the project within which the session data was collected (see Section 2.2);
information about the content of the session (see Section 2.3);
information about the actors participating in the session (see Section 2.4);
cross-references to any material that is relevant to the content of the session (see Section 2.6).
IMDI Corpus Editor (see Chapter 5):
links to IMDI Session, IMDI Lexicon and IMDI Corpus files.
These main screens are accessed through clicking on the corresponding node in the Browse panel (seealso Section 1.3).
Figure 1.58. Opening corresponding screens
Browse panel: Project node of
Content panel: Project screen
(of the file
The IMDI Editor screens are structured in the following ways:
All screens display schemata and fields into which the metadata information is entered (see Section 1.5.2).
Some screens contain sub-screens that are displayed like filing cards. These sub-screens give access to additional schemata and fields.
Some screens have Browse panel (see also Section 1.3), e.g.:buttons (and corresponding and buttons) that allow you to enter multiple types of information of the same kind, e.g., one sub-screen added for each language spoken by an actor. These additional sub-screens are then displayed as separate sub-nodes in the
Figure 1.60. Subscreens
3 sub-screens displaying 3 languages
To add a new sub-screen, click on.
To modify a subscreen, click on it to highlight it, and then double-click on it, or click on.
To remove a sub-screen, click on it to highlight it, and then click on
There are two options for navigating through the Content panel:
You can use the mouse: click with the mouse into a field (to enter information), on a sub-screen header (to activate the corresponding sub-screen) or on a button (to execute the corresponding command).
Alternatively, you can use the following shortcut keys.
Press TAB to move to the next field or button.
Press SHIFT+TAB to move to the previous field or button.
When a button is highlighted, press SPACE to execute the corresponding command.
Press the left or right arrow key to move from sub-screen to sub-screen header.