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User Guide
Activity
Activity Overview
The Activity interface displays changes made to files. You can filter the activities that are displayed here by date, user, and type.
Viewing Activity Entries
View the comment, assignment, revision, or DITA file associated to an activity entry.
Filtering Activity Entries
Manage the activity entries that are displayed in the Activity interface of the Dashboard .
Activity Overview

The Activity interface displays changes made to files. You can filter the activities that are displayed here by date, user, and type.
The Activity interface displays a stream of recent user actions, including changes made to topics, assignments, and maps. It allows you to see what’s going on in easyDITA and the work being done. The Activity stream is found throughout easyDITA. So depending on where you are and what you have selected, the activity entries displayed are filtered to that context. 
The follow changes trigger activity entries:
  • Workflow steps
  • Status updates
  • Revisions
  • New comments
  • Comment replies
  • Publishes
When viewing from the Dashboard interface, you’ll see all changes being made in easyDITA
If you’re viewing from the Content Manager and you have a file selected, the activity stream displayed is filtered for that file.
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Activity Entries

A new activity entry displays in the Activity stream for each new action. Each activity uses the same structure:
Item Description
User The person who performed the action.
Action The action that was performed.
Timestamp The date and time the action was performed.
Link The relevant file or location.
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Filters

The list of activities displayed can be filtered by date, user, and type.
Viewing Activity Entries

View the comment, assignment, revision, or DITA file associated to an activity entry.
  1. In the Dashboard interface, click Activity .

    Expected Result
    The activity entries are displayed in the Activity interface.
  2. Do any of the following:

    1. To view a comment, click a comment.

      Step Information

      Expected Result
      The comment displays in the Comments pane of the Preview Tab.
    2. To view a revision, click a revision.

      Step Information

      Expected Result
      The revision history is selected in the Revisions pane and a preview of the revision history displays.
    3. To view a preview, click a DITA topic of map.

      Step Information

      Expected Result
      The file displays in the Preview Tab.
    4. To view an assignment, click an assignment.

      Step Information

      Expected Result
      The assignment information is displayed.
result

Depending on the link you selected, the corresponding interface displays the change associated to the activity entry.

Filtering Activity Entries

Manage the activity entries that are displayed in the Activity interface of the Dashboard .
  1. In the Dashboard interface, click Activity .

    Expected Result
    The activity entries are displayed in the Activity interface.
  2. Click the Filter drop-down menu.

    Expected Result
    The Filter drop-down menu displays.
  3. Do any of the following:

    1. To filter activity entries beginning after a specific start date, click the Calendar icon and select a date.
    2. To filter activity entries up until a specific end date, click the Calendar icon and select a date.
    3. To filter activity entries for specific users, click the Users drop-down menu and select users.
    4. To filter activity entries for a specific types, click the Types drop-down menu and select types of activity entries.
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The activity entries displayed are filtered using the filter options.