This page contains video guides for the Mediaflux Desktop which is the web based interface to Mediaflux primarily used to curate your data, you can control your project structure, make and apply metadata and search through your files and metadata.
The URLs to the web based Mediaflux Desktop:
Accessing the components of the Mediaflux web based Desktop
Finding your project(s) and controlling their structure.
Creating metadata definitions.
Some useful metadata element types:
|string||a sequence of characters||“Some text 1234”|
|enumeration||a list of options which retain the defined order||Red\Green\Blue|
|dictionary||The name of a dictionary which contains an ordered list of options||Blue\Green\Red|
|double||a double precision (64 bit) floating point data type (15-16 digits)||3.141592653589793|
|float||N.B. due to rounding errors we advise against using floats, use doubles. They're a single precision (32 bit) floating point data type (7 digits)||3.141593|
|long||a 64-bit two's complement integer. The signed long has a minimum value of -2`63 and a maximum value of 2`63-1||9.223372037e18|
|integer||a 32-bit signed two's complement integer, which has a minimum value of -2`31 and a maximum value of 2`31-1||2,147,483,647|
|date||a date which can optionally include time.||2018-06-01|
|boolean||a Boolean data type is a data type with only two possible values||true/false|
|email-address||an email email@example.com|
|password||a string that is neither logged nor displayed||***|
|url||A Uniform Resource Locator (URL), colloquially termed a web address||http://www.unimelb.edu.au|
Creating your own Enumeration list and Dictionary.
Note: Dictionaries will always be presented as a sorted list of options, if you require control over the ordering of the list you should use an Enumeration which will preserver the order you specify.
One way (of many) to download your metadata from the Desktop