Content Editor

  • Buttons on the Launchpad

    The below is a summary of the buttons you will see available when you log into the Catalog system and what their purpose is. Content Editor This button navigates directly to the Content Editor minus the Desktop taskbar at the bottom of the screen.   Once clicked, this button opens into the Content Editor, the main platform for selecting and editing catalog items. Media...

  • Tabs in the Ribbon

    The tabs that should be visible across the top of the Content Editor are: HOME NAVIGATE REVIEW PUBLISH VERSIONS SECURITY MY TOOLBAR If one or more of these tabs appears to be missing, right click within the space that the tabs occupy within the header of the Content Editor. This will open a window with a checklist of the tabs available.  All visible tabs will have a c...

  • User Guide Help Button

    Access to the User/Admin Guide is available from within the catalog system as well as when a user is not logged in. Help within the catalog tree: Step 1: To access the User/Admin Guide from within the catalog system, select the "Help" button at the bottom of the content tree. Step 2: Once the button is selected, preview it with the Preview button within the Publish tab:...

  • Catalog Dashboard

    SmartCatalog Experience Management Dashboard This is the initial landing page when you have logged into the catalog system:   At any time while within the catalog system, you can return to this dashboard by clicking the table button in the upper left hand corner of the window: This dashboard is used to navigate to specific areas within the system as well as adjust set...

  • Customizing My Toolbar

    Each user has a "My Toolbar" located in their ribbon. This allows the user to customize their own toolbar and place all of the more commonly used buttons in whatever order they wish. This keeps everything you need in one location, preventing you from having to navigate between tabs in the ribbon. Adding Your ToolsNavigate to your "My Toolbar" tab. Click the Customize bu...

  • Icons in the Content Tree

    As you navigate through the Content Tree you will recognize that each item is represented by a different icon.   This icon represents what template the item is utilizing in the Catalog/Handbook and is present within the Content Tree to be a visual aid and guide. Each item will have specific fields to display the content on the live Catalog pages.    

  • Checking Course Links in the Catalog

    When investigating what programs/courses a specific course is linked to, the Links button within the Navigate tab will produce a list if the course is linked via a course selector to a program table or a requisite list.Select the course within the content tree and click the Links button within the Navigate tab.A drop down will display a list under the heading Items that...

  • Exporting a Catalog to a Word Document

    Any item, section or the entire catalog can be exported when selected. Please keep in mind that the exported Word version uses the heading placements as intended for the whole catalog. If single sections or items are exported, the headers will be heading 1s and the format for the section may look different than when the entire catalog is exported in completion. Select ...

  • Exporting a Catalog: Quick Tips for Microsoft Word

    Microsoft Word is a well known and dynamic software for editing and creating documents. The IQ system exports content to Word, but please note that we are not Microsoft and may not be able to answer all of your questions. There are a lot of resources available online on for the uses and functions of Word. Below are some quick tips on ways to utilize Word. Visit the Micr...