This document describes the revision features of the KB document editor.
One of the KB's most powerful features is the document Revision History. Each time you click Save change button on a document, a copy of your document as it exists at that point is stored in the KB's database as a discrete version. Even if you make and save changes subsequently, each previously saved version of the document is still present in the Revision History. This is useful not only because you can view previous versions of your document but also because it is possible to restore previous versions of a document.
You can access any version in a document's history, using the following steps:
In the document editor, click the See revisions link located to underneath the Body field and to the right of the Save change button.
You will be taken to a table that lists all of your document's versions (i.e. each point at which changes to your document were saved):
The column headings contain a specific piece of information about the version:
To view a version you can either:
You will be taken to your selected version(s). At the bottom of each version you will see a button labeled Restore with this version. Only click this button if you wish to have that version of the document available to you in the document editor for publishing. If you just want to leave the version without restoring it, you can click the buttons for Return to revision list or Return to document editor.
The Compare w/ active version feature functions as a side-by-side comparison. However, it only allows you to view the version of the document you're currently editing with the published version of the document. It also displays differences in the HTML code underlying each version of the document. To use this feature:
Save the below image to your hard drive by right-clicking it (if you only have one mouse button, you can CTRL+Click) and selecting Save Target As... or Save File As... (exact wording depends on your web browser). Remember where on your hard drive you saved the image.
If you are not already logged in, log into the KB Admin Tools.
Note: If your institution is not using Shibboleth, go to the Active Directory Login.
Click on the Documents tab.
Locate the document you edited in the previous exercises and open it for editing. If you are unsure how to locate the document, return to KB Author Training - Editing an Existing Document and review the instructions there.
Click the link labeled Create doc [your doc number] attachment folder. Use the Browse button to to find and select the image you saved to your hard drive.
Once you have selected the image, click the Upload to upload onto the KB server.
Click your cursor where you would like to place your image.
Below the Body field in the KB Editor, you will see the attachment folder and its contents. Click on the Quick link to insert the image into your document.