Tiles: Data Markers



Data Markers allow you to add notes to specific time segments of a data bucket. When viewed, the data marker will display the text-based note as well as zoom into the specified timespan. 

To add a Data Marker in Tiles:
  1. Select a timespan using the timeline.
  2. Right click on the Timeline and select Add Marker from the drop-down menu.
  3. Type in the desired note for that timespan (*tip, for Mac, you can hit Control+Command+Space to pop-up a list of emojis when typing).
  4. Hit <Enter>.
  5. A marker highlight will appear on the timeline indicating that a Data Marker is present for that timespan. 
To view a Data Marker in Tiles:
  1. Click on the marker highlighted region in the timeline.
  2. The Data Marker text will appear as a pop-up and the timespan will be automatically selected in the Timeline to match the Data Marker's timespan.
  3. Use the arrow keys to go to the previous and next data markers. 
To edit a Data Marker in Tiles:
  1. Click on the marker highlighted region in the timeline for the Data Marker you want to edit.
  2. Click inside the text pop-up and type in the desired edits.
  3. Hit enter to save changes.
To delete a Data Marker in Tiles:
  1. Right click on the marker highlighted region in the timeline for the Data Marker you want to delete.
  2. Select Remove Marker from the drop-down menu.

Shortcut keys:

Arrow Left / Arrow Right: Go to the previous/next data marker.

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