Selecting insights for stories with the snapshot library

You add your insights to a story by using the snapshots you have taken. You can access all the available snapshots from the snapshot library in storytelling view. For more information, see Snapshot library.

Viewing snapshots from the snapshot library

When you are working on a story you can view all your snapshots from the snapshot library.

Do the following:

  1. Click Snapshot in the story tools panel, in storytelling view.

    The snapshot library is opened with your snapshots sorted by date with the most recent snapshot on top.

  2. Click Snapshot to close the snapshot library.

Editing annotations in the snapshots library

When taking a snapshot you can choose to add an annotation. From the snapshot library, you can change the annotations or add annotations to snapshots without annotations.

Do the following:

  1. Click Snapshot in the story tools panel, in storytelling view.

    The snapshot library is opened with a list of all your snapshots.

    Tip: You can also access a snapshots library for each visualization. In sheet view, long-touch/right-click the visualization you want to view snapshots for and select Open snapshot library in the shortcut menu.
  2. Click Edit.

  3. Click the annotation text area, to the right of the snapshot name.

    Note: You cannot edit annotations for snapshots that belong to a published version of an app.
  4. Edit the annotation.

  5. Click Edit or outside the text area.

    The annotation is saved.

  6. Click outside the library to close it.

Deleting snapshots from the snapshots library

You can delete a snapshot from the snapshot library, which contains all snapshots you have taken in the app. You cannot delete snapshots that belong to a published version of an app.

Do the following:

  1. Click Snapshot in the story tools panel, in storytelling view.

    The snapshot library is opened with a list of all your snapshots.

    Tip: You can also access a snapshots library for each visualization. In sheet view, long-touch/right-click the visualization you want to view snapshots for and select Open snapshot library in the shortcut menu.
  2. Click Edit.

    Editing is enabled.

  3. Select the snapshots you want to delete.

    Note: You cannot delete snapshots that belong to a published version of an app.
  4. Click Ö.

    The selected snapshots are deleted.

  5. Click Edit to stop editing.

  6. Click outside the library.

    The library is closed.

You have now deleted snapshots from the library.

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