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 ==== Building Baskets ==== ==== Building Baskets ====
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 After [[search|searching]] for the variables you are interested in, the **results screen** gives several options to start building a basket. After [[search|searching]] for the variables you are interested in, the **results screen** gives several options to start building a basket.
  
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-{{skylark:skylark_search_results.jpg?400|search results}}+{{:skylark:skylark_search_results_1100.jpg|search results}}
  
  
   * **Single** variable add – click on the Σ symbol for the variable you wish to add to the basket   * **Single** variable add – click on the Σ symbol for the variable you wish to add to the basket
   * **Multiple** variable add – use the tick boxes to select several variables, then click ‘multiple add’ to put them all into your basket   * **Multiple** variable add – use the tick boxes to select several variables, then click ‘multiple add’ to put them all into your basket
-  * **All** variables add – use the ‘check all’ and ‘multiple add’ buttons to highlight and add all variables listed+  * **All** variables add – use the ‘check all’ and ‘multiple add’ buttons to highlight and add all the variables listed
  
-On adding variables, you will see a confirmation message for each variable. If one of your chosen variables cannot be added, a different message will appear.+On adding variables, you will see a confirmation message for each variable. If one or more of your chosen variables cannot be added, a different message will appear.
  
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 After adding variables you can perform further searches to find more variables to add to the basket, or you can save the basket once complete. ​ After adding variables you can perform further searches to find more variables to add to the basket, or you can save the basket once complete. ​
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 The main **Basket menu** list options are as follows: The main **Basket menu** list options are as follows:
-{{skylark:​basket_menu.jpg?​400|basket menu}} 
  
 +{{:​skylark:​basket_menu_1000.jpg|basket menu}}
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 **Save basket** – this saves your current basket. When saving a basket, you will be asked to name it: please pick a memorable, descriptive name as you may end up creating several baskets! N.B. your basket **will be lost** if you do not save it prior to emptying it, logging off or closing your browser window **Save basket** – this saves your current basket. When saving a basket, you will be asked to name it: please pick a memorable, descriptive name as you may end up creating several baskets! N.B. your basket **will be lost** if you do not save it prior to emptying it, logging off or closing your browser window
  
-**View current basket** – shows the variables in your currently active basket. If you wish to remove variables, you can delete them individually (click on the ✂ symbol) or delete them all by following the link at the bottom of the page. **__If__ you have previously saved your basket**, deleting the variables will __not__ delete the whole basket. So, if you wanted to start a new basket you could ‘remove all’ then search and create a new basket from scratch. However you must save the basket first to retain it prior to removing all the variables.+**View current basket** – shows the variables in your currently active basket. If you wish to remove variables, you can delete them individually (click on the ✂ symbol) or delete them all by following the link at the bottom of the page.\\   
 +**__If__ you have previously saved your basket**, deleting the variables will __not__ delete the whole basket. So, if you wanted to start a new basket you could ‘remove all’ then search and create a new basket from scratch. However you must save the basket first to retain it prior to removing all the variables.
  
 **Load/​share my basket** – click here to load a previously-saved basket for editing or updating. You can also share your basket for other researchers to see the contents ​ **Load/​share my basket** – click here to load a previously-saved basket for editing or updating. You can also share your basket for other researchers to see the contents ​
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 If you select '​Load/​share my basket',​ '​Overwrite basket'​ or '​Download basket'​ you will see a list of your saved baskets. The example here is from '​load/​share':​ If you select '​Load/​share my basket',​ '​Overwrite basket'​ or '​Download basket'​ you will see a list of your saved baskets. The example here is from '​load/​share':​
  
-  +{{:​skylark:​share_load_basket_1000.jpg|load/​share basket}} ​ 
-{{share_load_basket.jpg?400|load/share basket}}+
  
 The '​BasketID'​ is a unique identifier comprised of your username and the basket code. This ID is the standard way to refer to baskets so be sure to quote it in any correspondence or enquiries. The '​BasketID'​ is a unique identifier comprised of your username and the basket code. This ID is the standard way to refer to baskets so be sure to quote it in any correspondence or enquiries.
    
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 +=== Suggested maximum basket size ===
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 +A ‘traffic light’ notification system is used in Skylark to denote the size of your current basket.\\ ​
 +When variables are added to the basket and you click on ‘view current basket’, the header text will be <​html><​font color="​orange">​amber</​font></​html>​ if you have over 250 variables in the basket, and <​html><​font color="​red">​red</​font></​html>​ if over the recommended maximum of 500 variables.
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