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Favorites

The availability of the Favorites features and Favorites export is controlled by the collection administrator by using the Website Configuration Tool. If the collection administrator has enabled Favorites, the website will display a Favorites link to the left of the Help link in the top right corner of the page. If the collection administrator has enabled either or both Favorites export formats, the website will display an Export selected items as section on the left-handed side of the Favorites page.

Note: The Favorites feature is not available in the Responsive Website.

Note: The Favorites feature uses browser cookies. If cookies are disabled in your browser, the Favorites feature will not work.

Listing Favorites

To list your current favorites, click the Favorites link in the top right corner of the page.

Adding Favorites

Note: You can have at most 100 Favorites.

To add an item to Favorites

  1. Navigate to the item.
  2. Click the Save to favorites link in the toolbar above the item title.
  3. You will see the text of the link change to Remove from favorites.

To add a single page of a compound object to Favorites.

Navigate to the page.

  1. Click the Save page link that appears below and to the right of the Save to favorites link.
  2. You will see the text of the link change to Remove page.

To add multiple items to Favorites

  1. Use Browse All or Search to display a list of items.
  2. Check the boxes for the items you want to add to Favorites.
  3. Click the Save to favorites link in the toolbar above the list of items.
  4. You will see the text of the link changed to Saved, then back to Save to favorites.

 

Removing Favorites

To remove an item from Favorites.

  1. Navigate to the item.
  2. Click the Remove from Favorites link in the toolbar above the item title.
  3. You will see the text of the link change to Save to favorites.

To remove multiple items from Favorites.

  1. Click the Favorites link in the top right corner of the page.
  2. Check the boozed for the items you want to remove from Favorites.
  3. Click the Remove from favorites link in the toolbar above the list of items.
  4. Confirm your choice in the resulting "Are you sure..." popup.

 

Exporting Favorites

To export Favorites to a PowerPoint or Zip file:

  1. Click the favorites link in the top right corner of the page.
  2. Check the boxes for the items you want to export.
  3. On the left-hand side of the page, under Export selected items as, choose an export format. Use PowerPoint 2007 file if you want to use images from CONTENTdm in a PowerPoint presentation. This option supports image export only (no PDFs, videos, etc.), and resizes each exported image to fit on a single slide. Otherwise, use Zip Archive file. This option supports all CONTENTdm item types, and preserves materials in their original format. For example, even very large images will not be resized.
  4. Click the Export button.