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Create New Issue

There are two ways to access the “new issue” screen:

1. After the Login process, click on the “New Issue” box and access all info related to the account.

2. From the left-side menu, while in the account, from any page.


Adding a New Issue

1. Browse
Click Browse to select the PDF file you would like to upload from your local machine. The system limits are: PDF Size: 500MB (maximum size); Page number: 1500 (maximum size).

2. Issue Name
Naming the file is required at upload time. This is the name of the specific issue. The name can be changed at a later date on the page dedicated to the issue.

3. Select Title
Uploading a new PDF is done under a title name. The title must be selected from the drop-down menu at upload time. Please note that an issue cannot be moved from one title to another after it has been uploaded.

4. External Id
The external ID will be used in granting access to users within the system via a data base. *Currently this tool is not active but you may add this ID if you like*

5. Publication Date
A date for publication is required within our system. This will define the order the issues appear in the app. To set the order of the issues as they will be displayed on screen within the application, a publication date is necessary. The top issue is the one with the latest date.
* The Publication Date will not publish your issue automatically on the date set. It will only define the issue order within the app*

6. Issue description
Please add a  short description of the issue for the users to see. While optional right now, this will soon become a requirement as our new app designs are implemented.

7. Save & Add another
Use this option if you plan to add multiple PDFs to the system.
Once you click this option, your PDF will be uploaded and our system will start to process the file. Upon completion, the system will keep you on the same page, enabling the addition of another issue.

8. Save & Go to Issue
Use this option when you plan on adding a single issue to the system. Once you click this option, your PDF will be uploaded and our system will start to process the file. When Upon completion, the system will take you directly to the page of the newly uploaded file.

9. Auto Linking Tool
Enable this option when you want our system to search your PDF and automatically create links from URL’s that it finds.
**DO NOT enable this option if you have already created links in your PDF.

10. Viewing your Issue
To view your issue you must first wait for the publish button to show up and then publish it. Click here to view documentation on Viewing Your Issue & Bookshelf
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