Scalar 2 User's GuideMain MenuGetting StartedExplains account and book creation, and some interface basics.QuickStartsA path of all QuickStart content in this user's guide.Working with MediaHow to get the most out of your use of media in Scalar.Working with ContentCreating and editing content in Scalar.Working with WidgetsWorking with StructureHow to use Scalar's many options for structuring publications.Editorial WorkflowHow to use features for performing editorial review of content.VisualizationsExploring the contents of a book visually.LensesAn introduction to lenses, a tool for searching and visualizing Scalar content.Advanced TopicsDescribing Scalar's more advanced features.Third Party Plugins and Platforms
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The Dashboard's My Account tab enables you to update the email, name, and password associated with your account. You can create new books here as well. Changes you make here will be saved only when you click the "Save" button in the middle of the page.
Email (login). Your Scalar email and login.
Full name. The name by which you will be credited on any Scalar books and comments you author.
Change password. Enables you to update the password associated with your account.
Create new book. Enables you to create a new book by entering its title and clicking the "Create" button.
Duplicate a book. Allows you to duplicate another Scalar book in its entirety. To make your book duplicatable go to the Sharing tab in your dashboard and select "Yes" under Duplicability.
Delete book. Books cannot be deleted with this interface. Please send an email to a Scalar admin to request the deletion of a book.
At the bottom of the page where it says "Create new book," enter the title of your book (you can change it later), and click "Create." You should see a message in green at the top of the screen letting you know that the new book has been created.
Click the title of the book where it appears under "Your books" to go to the home page of your new book.