The Conference webpage can be changed at any time, from any
point by any number of co-editors.
With a user-friendly graphical editor.
Conference website editor allows for change of
conference website from any location using standard web browser. Work
may be distributed among people, so several co-organisers edit
different sections of the webpage at the same time. Access to various
parts of the document (e.g. symposia sub-pages) may be arbitrairly
granted, which enforces smooth team-work and clearly defines
The website editor is a small, convenient
application similar to Word, running in your web browser (see
specifications). You may insert and edit images, lists or tables.
It needs no installation so can be used even in Internet cafés.
To start using the Image Manager, click on the insert image icon,
this will bring up a new dialog like
Figure 1. Insert image icon, click to start the Image
On-line editor processes text stored on a remote
server. Therefore images must be
uploaded to the server in order to be seen in the
editor. This is done by the "Image Manager" button (Fig.1). New window
will open. Browse and upload buttons will be available. Please follow
- Click the "Image Manager"
icon and wait for new window to be opened
- Click "Browse" button and select image file to be inserted
- Click "Upload" button and wait for a thumbnail of the image to
appear on the list of pictures
- Click on the thumbnail of the image
- Adjust size/position parameters if necessary
- Click OK button - the image should appear in the abstract
Common mistake: images moved by copy/paste from a
local wordprocessor will not appear beacause copy/paste provides only a
link to the image on your local machine, which is not accessible from
the remote server. Please use procedure described above to insert
Figure 2. The Image Manager interface.
Current Directory - Directory listing drop down,
shows the current viewing folder. Selecting a different directory
will change the view to the selected directory. You can also click
the "Up" button to go up the directory.
Create New Folder
- You can create new folders/directories in the
current directory. This bring forward a new dialog asking for the new
- This is the main film strip view of the current
directory. Only images and folders will be shown. All non image files
will be hidden. All temporary files and folders will also be hidden.
Select Image by clicking on the thumbnail. The image
details suc as the width, height, filename are updated in the fields
above and near marker 4 in
Browser Folders by clicking on the folders.
Edit Image by clicking on the "pencil" icon , see
marker a) in
Delete Image or Folder by clicking on the trash can
icon, see marker b) in
- To upload a new image to the current folder, click
on the browser button to bring up a file selection dialog. Select the
file to upload and click on the "upload" button. Depending on the
filesize and connection speed, it may take a while to upload.
Insert Image into editor
- After selecting the desired image, click "OK" to
insert the image into text. You can modify the parameters of the
image after insertion by selecting the image (click on the image) and
then click on the "insert image" icon (see
Figure 1) to bring up the insert image dialog
The Image Editor
The user interface in
Figure 4 is displayed after clicking on the edit
buttons (see marker 2 in
Figure 2) in the Manager. The interface will
centre it on the screen when the image is completly loaded.
Figure 4. The Image Editor user interface.
The main editor interface is divided into 3 areas.
- A vertical toolbar with a list of available tools:
Measure, Marker, and
- The options for each of the tools are shown here. For example,
click on the crop icon to see the crop options.
- This is the image that you are editing. The image is not saved on
to the system until you explicitly save it.
Figure 5. Cropping the image.
Figure 7. Rotating the image.
Figure 8. Measuring the distance and angle between to
Figure 9. Saving the image.
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allows to upload files to The Conference Engine server. The files may
- PDF documents
- video clips
- maps, images, etc.
Attachments can be uploaded in the
panel. In order to upload a new file, please fill
the following fields:
Filename - specify name of the file to be uploaded or (better)
use "Browse" button to select the file directly from the local
Label - a name to be displayed in "Downloads" section of the
website. This should be short and informative for the users (e.g.
"Printable programme", "Welcome video clip").
Type - a selection of content types. Please choose one that
describes best the file being attached.
World access - file access policy for everyone in the
Team access - describes access policy for registered users
After all fields are filled, press "Add" button to start file
upload. Please note, that uploading of the file may take
. Please do not interupt browser during the
Once the file is uploaded to the server, it becomes accessible by
the link provided ("Link" field). You may copy this link and paste
whereever you wish in the section content.