How To Use the Trunity Platform (obsolete)

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Except for a few remaining simplistic how-to's on CKEditor, remaining articles in this section are now obsolete.

  • How To - Create an Article Featured Article How To - Create an Article How To - Create an Article

    The article is the basic building block of content on the Trunity platform.  Articles may contain text, images, tables, equations, HTML and more.  Articles are saved... More »

  • How To - Create Your Site Featured Article How To - Create Your Site How To - Create Your Site

    Creating a Collection, Textbook or Course on the Trunity Platform requires that you go to and then follow the steps below.   After completing... More »

  • Help! I Can't Get To My Page Featured Article Help! I Can't Get To My Page Help! I Can't Get To My Page

    What do I do if I can't reach the page I want to see? First, please confirm that you are logged in to your Trunity Account by checking at the top right of the page for... More »

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Chapter, Content & Reading Navigation Last Updated on 2015-09-29 02:20:11 Navigating your course/textbook is easy.  The Chapters are listed in the menu to to your left; this menu is on every page. Clicking on a chapter brings you to the Table Contents for that Chapter, which is shown below: Main Page Navigation Features   Chapter/Table of Contents Navigation Features   If you click on a specific content item in the Table of Contents above, you will see a page like this: Reading View Navigation Features   More »
Overview of Trunity Navigation Controls Last Updated on 2015-09-29 02:18:30 The Navigation and use of the course/textbook features make moving from chapter to chapter very simple. Once in a chapter the user can use the arrow keys to move to the next section or back. Further, the Search and Bookmark features allow the user to identify content of interest and mark it for easy return. The Glossary Tab provides access to the glossary for the book. Finally, the Annotate feature allows each user to use an advanced "highlighter" feature to mark and provide note for a specific phrase or passage.   On the main page above, there are several major controls of note. At the top of the page is the title of the Course/Textbook, This is visible from anywhere in the book and will return the user to the main page. Below the banner for the main page in the center are the Tabs. In this example, the Overview provides the main principle of the book or... More »
How To - Add a New Thread to a Forum Last Updated on 2014-01-15 14:47:24   To Add a new thread to an existing forum. 1. Click the Forum tab to see the existing forums, then click on the forum where you wish to add a new thread.   2. Click the Create New Thread button. 3. Give the new thread a name and add a description (if desired). Use the checkbox at the bottom if you desire the thread to posted anonymously. 4. Click the New Post button to add a post to the thread. More »
The Member Top Level Controls Last Updated on 2014-01-15 14:28:26 When you are invited to join a private Textbook, Course or Collection, you become a Member of that site. If the Textbook, Course or Collection is public, anyone who navigates to it with a search engine or by entering the URL, is a User of that site. Members of private sites and Users of public sites have the ability to view the content of the site and, if the administrator allows it, they can rate the content. To be allowed to create content, their privilege level must be elevated to at least that of Author. The main page of a Trunity Textbook Site will have these controls for Members.  Member View of Trunity Textbook Site The square, white icon at the upper left allows the User to view the Members of the Site(if allowed by the Administrator) and an option to Contact Trunity Support. The next icon to... More »
How To - Create an Exam Last Updated on 2013-09-25 16:03:15 Another content type available to Authors on the Trunity Platform is the Exam. This option allows the Author to set up an Exam using a previously created Question Pool. This Question Pool could have been created by the Author on the same site or been Live Cross Published to this site by the Author or another user with the appropriate privileges. To create an Exam, the Author will follow a similar process to the creation of the other content types. 1. Click the Add Content icon at the top left of the page. 2. Select the last option - More Accessing the More option 3. Using the Pull Down Menu, select Exam Select the content type, Exam is selected in this example 4. Enter the Title you want to give this Exam Exam Creation Form - Title Section 5. Using the following form, select a... More »