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Card View

User can mouse-over any glossary term to see the contents of the web page re-formatted into this small size ‘card’ displayed vertically and horizontally centred on the page.

Here the term ‘H-LAM/T has ° after it which means it’s a glossary term:

°. Hegland, 2019.

Next, the user has mouse-overed ‘H-LAM/T’ and this dialog comes up. It goes away on click outside:

mouse over. Hegland, 2019.

In the view above the user has clicked on ‘invented by – Doug Engelbart ‘ to open its term, below, replacing the contents of the card:

Doug Engelbart. Hegland, 2019.

Clicking on the title ‘Doug Engelbart’ opens this into a dynamic view.

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Dynamic View

User can pinch out to see all the text which has had a glossary term associated with it in the document, which animate in from their positions into a default view. If there are no glossary terms in the document, the user’s action will have no effect, same as pinch in has no effect without headings.

Double clicking on the Dynamic View canvas produces a typing area and on ‘enter’ opens the create Glossary Term Dialog.

This view can show only Glossary Terms as nodes with automatically created connection lines:

dynamic view of glossary terms. Hegland, 2019.

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Assigning Terms to Text

Any text can be assigned a glossary term and this is done manually by the author, in the same dialog as adding in-document and image connections/links.

User selects text and does cmd-shift-k to spawn this dialog or cmd-shift-g (the latter is listed in the CTRL click dialog with ‘Assign Glossary Term’ in order to have it’s own keyboard shortcut).

The dialog will show the last used tab when invoking next time it is used (these details are important):

connecting terms to text. Hegland, 2019.

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