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Add text and media

Text and media can give necessary context to your analysis and help communicate your results more effectively. Text can come in the form of titles, headings, paragraphs, or lists. Media includes hyperlinks, videos, and images.

Tip:

Drag-N Drop You can copy a text and media card onto another page by dragging it to the New Page tab New page or an already created page. If you want to copy the card onto the same page, use Ctrl+C to copy and Ctrl+V to paste.

Add text

To add text to your page, complete the following steps:

  1. Click the drop-down menu under the Widget button Widget in the data pane and choose Text & Media Text & Media. A blank text and media card is added to your page.
    Note:

    You may need to scroll down to see the new card.

  2. With the card activated, click near the top of the card where your text will appear.
  3. Add your text to the card.

Change the text options

Once you have created a card with text, you will need to use the text options to customize your text and the text card.

To change your text options, complete the following steps:

  1. Activate the card with text on it. The card is active when the edges are resizable and the toolbar appears on the side.
  2. Click the Style button Style. The Card Style pane opens on the Font Options tab Font Options.
  3. Highlight the text on the card, and use the Font parameters to change the font, including the font face type, size, color, bold, italics, superscript, and subscript.
  4. Use the Alignment and List parameters to format your text as necessary.
  5. Click the Color Options tab Color Options tab. The Background Color parameter is displayed.
  6. Expand the background color palette and choose a color, either on the palette or using the hex code, or change the transparency of the card. Click the No Fill button next to the hex code box to remove the background.
  7. Click to the Border Options tab Border Options tab.
  8. Use the pane to change the Border Color, Border Width, and Border Style. The border style None will remove the border.
  9. Close the Card Settings pane using the close dialog button Close dialog.
  10. Drag the corners and edges to resize the card so that the text fits appropriately.

Add a hyperlink

A hyperlink can be used to link your page to external web pages, such as your company web page. To add a hyperlink, you must already have a text and media card on the page.

To add a hyperlink to your text, complete the following steps:

  1. Click the Media Options button Media Options. The Text & Media Options pane opens to the URL tab.
  2. Highlight the text you want to display and click Add Hyperlink.
  3. Type or copy and paste the URL of the web page that you want to link to in the Enter link text box.
  4. Click Save.

Once the link is embedded, you can click the hyperlinked text to edit or remove the link.

Add an image

Images, such as logos and diagrams, can be added to your page to make communication more effective and to comply with branding guidelines.

To add an image to your page, complete the following steps:

  1. Click the drop-down menu under the Widget button Widget in the data pane and choose Text & Media Text & Media. A blank text and media card is added to your page.
    Note:

    You may need to scroll down to see the new card.

  2. Click the Media Options button Media Options. The Text & Media Options pane appears.
  3. Click on the Image tab.
  4. Click the Browse my computer button. Browse to and open the image. Alternatively, you can type or paste a URL to an image on the web.
  5. Click Apply and close the Text & Media Options pane.
  6. Click the image to activate it. An activated image can be resized or the placement can be changed.
  7. Drag the corners and edges to resize the card so that the image fits appropriately.
  8. If necessary, click the Style button Style to change the background color and border style of the card. The background and borders can be removed by setting the background to No Fill and the border to None.
Note:

The card must be active to use the Style button. The card is active if the toolbar is displayed on the side.

Add a video

Videos can be used to provide context or introduce concepts in your analysis.

To add a video to your page, complete the following steps:

  1. Click the drop-down menu under the Widget button Widget in the data pane and choose Text & Media Text & Media. A blank text and media card is added to your page.
    Note:

    You may need to scroll down to see the new card.

  2. Click the Media Options button Media Options. The Text & Media Options pane appears.
  3. Click on the Video tab.
  4. Enter or paste the URL for the video in the URL box and click Apply. The URL must be in a format that can be used in an <iframe>, such as https://www.videoplatform.com/embed/videoID. For example, a video with the URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnQNpThIqSA could be embedded as https://www.youtube.com/embed/UnQNpThIqSA.
  5. Close the Text & Media Options pane.
  6. Drag the corners and edges to resize the card so that the video fits appropriately.
  7. If necessary, click the Style button Style to change the background color and border style of the card. The background and borders can be removed by setting the background to No Fill and the border to None.
Note:

The card must be active to use the Style button. The card is active if the toolbar is displayed on the side.

Copy a text and media card

A text and media card can be duplicated on a page by activating the card (a text and media card is active when the toolbar is visible) and using Ctrl+C to copy the card and Ctrl+V to paste it on the page.

A text and media card can be copied to a different page by dragging the card to the New Page tab New page or to an existing page. All of the text and media from the card will also be copied.