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How to use your account

Your account is there so that you can get back to your favorite canon events and/or see a list of events that you have tagged. If you are working on a theory or fanfic you can collect what you need all in one place. Other members can see what you have collected too.

Your "account" and your "profile" are the same thing.

How to see your account
If you sign in you will be listed ("Members currently online") at the bottom of every Portkey page. Click on your name and you will see your account.

Changing your profile

  1. Sign in and go to your account (see above).
  2. Look for the link "Edit your profile" just below the Portkey logo.
  3. Once you are there you can change your password and tell everyone a little bit about yourself (optional).

Changing your settings

  1. Make sure you are signed in.
  2. On the main Portkey page, look for the link "Page display settings" and click on it. This is where you can set which books you use (UK or US), and control how much information gets displayed when you do searches.

Tagging events

  1. Do a search and pick an event you want to tag.
  2. Click on the event citation (ie: SS: chapter 11, pp. 181-182)
  3. Click the "Reference tools" tab, and under the staff tags look for "You have not created any tags for this record. Would you like to tag this?"
  4. Click "tag this," and a box for tags will appear.
  5. Type your tags, separating them with commas. Spaces are allowed. For example, I tagged Chapter 12 of Book 1 with: longing, love, memory, life, death

Marking favorite events

  1. Do a search
  2. Click on the gray heart Favorites icon (off). for every event you want to bookmark. If it turns red favorites icon (on), it has been saved to your account.

Created 6 May, 2007; last updated 7 May, 2007.