|Platforms with factchat
have a factchat editor in the p-admin interface. The factchat editor
allows you to save factchat conversations in tables. This way,
evaluation and documentation of individual discussions should become
much easier for you. Furthermore, you can delete individual messages
(postings) from the factchat with the help of the factchat editor.
In order to display the factchat history, proceed as follows:
|1| Choose "" from the main menu.
|2| Click on the "modify"-button in the row "factchat".
|3| A selection window , with several options to choose from, opens:
- Which period of time should be displayed?
fields are automatically filled in with the current date. You have to
adjust them in the given format according to your needs.
- Which message details would you like to display?
The most important details are automatically checked for you. The
selection can be adapted accordingly.
The following fields can be
ID of the message: unique number of the posting
Date when posted: date and time of the message
Username of the user: username of the author
Message body (text): text of the message
Coordinates posted: coordinates of the message (in the grey chat field)
Color of the message: background color of the message
We do not recommend choosing "Check this to download the factchat
history in excel csv format" when using the factchat editor for the
|4| Click on "load factchat history“.
|5| A list with all chosen message details should e displayed now.
|a| If no data is displayed, no messages have been
created during the selected period. You have to extend your selection
and click on "load factchat history" again.
|b| If you want to delete one ore more messages, click in
the respective checkboxes next to the messages and click on "Delete
|6| If you now want to save the list, select "Check this to
download the factchat history in excel csv format". Then, click
once more on "load factchat".
|7| A small grey window opens in which you are asked whether
you want to save the csv-data or open it (csv data files can be opened
in MS-Excel). In order to save, select the option "save data on storage
medium" and click on "OK". Now, the standard window of Windows Explorer
opens. Navigate to the directory where you want to save the file, and
click on "save". The file is now saved.