Help and FAQ

Questions

  1. How do I search?
  2. How do I get an account?
  3. How do I create/edit records?
  4. How do I link to other records?
  5. How do I delete portions or all of a record?
  6. How do I change my password?
  7. I've forgotten my password, what do I do?
  8. How do I delete my account?
  9. How was this site developed?

How do I search?

From the search page enter any information pertaining to the record of interest. Leaving all fields blank will result in all records being presented.

How do I get an account?

In order to create an account, you will need to contact the system administrators.

How do I create/edit records?

You will need to be logged in to create or edit records. Use this link to create a new record. To edit an existing record, naviagte to the record using the search page and then click the Edit button to make changes. When finished, click sumbit. If there are errors, you will be asked to resolve them before proceeding.

How do I link to other records?

When typing into a field during record creation or editing, type "((Record 4))" (without the quotations) in order to link to Record 4. Replace 4 with the desired record number.

How do I delete portions or all of a record?

Because there are hidden columns in the database that are not displayed on the website, deletion of both entire records and portions of records must be performed by a system administrator.

How do I change my password?

While you are logged in, go to the profile page to change your password.

I've forgotten my password, what do I do?

Administrator accounts have the ability to reset passwords for other accounts in the event that you have forgotten your password. Please contact the system administrators for assistance.

How do I delete my account?

Administrator accounts have the ability to delete accounts. Please contact the system administrators for assistance.

How was this site developed?

This site was written in PHP using MySQL and JQuery. If you are in a position to perform maintenance on the site, and are looking for further information, documentation can be found on the Unix space for the Mountain Legacy wesbite in a folder called MLDB-DOCs.