The Activity Feed shows every activity that has occurred in your LabArchives account. It's a great tool for keeping up to date on what's happening in your notebooks and the notebooks to which you have access.This feed can also be filtered to view only activities of interest.
Anactivityis anything that is done in your account, whether that’s a login, a share, a view, deletion, etc. TheActivity Feedis the list of all of these activities. Anoverviewof the Activity Feed appears below.
You can get to theActivityfeed by clicking on the NotificationsIconor by selecting Activity Feedfromthe Triple Bar icon menu, aspictured below.
Notice how the Notificationsicon shows a red numbered badge. This indicates the number ofNotificationsyou have. While the Activity Feed shows all activities, only some activitiesactually produce a notification, such ascreating a new entryor mentioning someone in a comment. Other activities, like logging in orexporting offline content, do not have notifications associated with them.If an Activity is in the Notifications category, you can mark anactivityas Read by clicking the yellow check box in the upper right corner of the activity. You can also mark all activities currently in your feed as Read by clicking the "Mark All as Read" button in the upper right of the Activity Feed.See below for further elaboration.
Once you are in the Activity feed, individual Activitieswill appear in the center of the screen. Each activity shows the name of the person who did the activity, a preview of the related content (where applicable), and a time stamp for when the activity occurred.
TheActivityFeed allows you to organize activities intoCategories.Therearefour categories of Activities:
Account –Activities that have occurred within any notebook your account owns or has access to inLabArchives. This is the largest, most comprehensive activity category.
Notebook –Activities that have occurred in a specific notebook. With this category selected, adrop-downmenu labeledChoose a notebookwill appear, allowing you to specify the notebook whose activities you want to see.
Notifications–Activities which produce a notification. This category ignores all activities which do not produce a notification, such as a login or a view of some entry. With this category selected,a drop-down menu labeledView Notifications forwill appear that will allow you to specify notifications from a specific notebook. By default, you will see the notifications of all notebooks. Additionally, you can uncheck the checkbox labeledShow unread only(checked by default) to view activitiesthat have already been marked as Read.
User–Activities committed by a specific person in yourLabArchivesaccount. Withthiscategory selected, a drop-down menulabeledChoose a userwill appear, allowing you to specify which person's activities you want to see. Thisdrop-downmenu will show all persons who are non-Guests (Users, Administrators, and Owners)in any notebooks you own or have access to.
After selecting your Category, you can further customize the activities displayed in your feed usingFilters.There are 11 different types of filters, and you can apply one or more of these in any combination you like. A screenshot of all available filters appears below.For a definition of each available filter type, please see the bottom of this article.
Once you have your category and filters selected, clickApplyto refresh the feed with your new specifications.
Notice that, after your filters are applied, the top of the activity feed shows the total number of activities in the range that you have defined, as well as the time stamp for the latest activity in this feed.
Alsonotice that each of your selected filters is shown as a "chip" at the top of the feed. An example of this appears below.
You can remove individual filters and make quick adjustments to your feed by clicking the X on the right side of each filter's chip.
The definitions for each filter type appears below:
Comments –This filtershowscomments made on specific entries.
Deletions –This filtershowsthe deletion of entries, pages, or folders.
Logins –This filtershows logins toLabArchives. This filter is not available when the Notifications category is selected.
Notebook Modifications –This filter shows all entry creations, entry edits, and entry deletions. It also shows creations, deletions, and renaming for all pages and folders.
Reports –This filter shows all notebook exports (both Notebook to PDF and Create Offline Notebook).Thisfilter is not available when the Notifications category is selected.
Shares –This filter shows when shared content is viewed by some person. It also shows when content has been made anonymously accessible (or publicly accessible), and when a DOI for some content has beengenerated. If a DOI has been requested but not yet generated, this activity isshown under the DOI Permission Requests filter.Thisfilter is not available when the Notifications category is selected.
Assignments –This filter shows all assignment entry creations and edits to pre-existing assignment entries. This filter is only available for Classroom Edition Users.
Course Announcements –This filter shows every instance of an announcement being sent from the Course Manager to students in someLabArchivescourse.This filter is only available for Classroom Edition Users.
Page Signing & Witnessing – This filter shows every instance of a page being signed, witnessed, or pending witness.
Page Pending Witness Review – This filter shows every instance of a page which has an initial signature with a selected Witness who has not yet submitted the second signature.
DOI Permission Requests –This filter shows every time a DOI request is made. If a DOI has been completely generated, the activity for this is shown under the Shares filter.