The data panel allows you to specify the extended information about the Story and set its working status.

To expand the panel, press the Storyline_expand_panelbutton in the upper left corner:

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The first group of fields holds detailed information about the Story material:

  • Name – the name of the Story object.

  • Type – the type of the Story. Usually each company has its own set of types to differentiate stories. The Story types list is empty by default.

Important
It is possible to add, edit, remove Story types in Cinegy Enterprise Manager. Refer to the News Settings article in the Cinegy Enterprise Manager Manual to learn how to manage Story types.
  • Title – the Story material title.

  • Synopsis – the brief review of the Story.

  • Source – the source of the material.

The following group of fields specifies the persons working on the Story:

  • Author – the person narrating the Story.

  • Presenter – the person who introduces a show, links items, interviews guests.

Important
The list of authors and presenters can be created in Cinegy Enterprise Manager. For more information refer to the News Settings article in the Cinegy Enterprise Manager Manual to learn how to manage Story types.
  • Created – shows date, time and user who has created the Story.

  • Modified – shows the list of users who have modified the Story and time of modification.

The next group of fields gives you control over the Story duration and working status:

  • Calculated Duration – shows the calculated duration of the material in the Story.

  • Target Duration – the desired Story duration.

  • Workflow step – shows the stage of Story completion. There are four workflow steps available in Story Editor by default:

    • Blank – used for the newly created Story;

    • Pending – used for Stories ready for final approval;

    • Declined – used for Stories, which are not approved or require improvement;

    • In Progress – used for work-in-progress Stories.

Important
It is possible to add, edit, remove workflow steps in Cinegy Enterprise Manager. Refer to the News Settings article in the Cinegy Enterprise Manager Manual to learn how to manage workflow steps.
  • Final approval – when checked, it indicates that the complete Story is ready and approved. It also shows the user confirming this.

When calculated and target duration values are 5 or more seconds desynchronized, you will be suggested to use the calculated duration value instead of the target one before setting the "Final approval" mark:

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Important
User must have appropriate rights to be able to set the "Final approval" mark. Refer to the Permissions and Security article in the Cinegy Enterprise Manager to learn how to assign rights to user roles.
Note
If the Story was modified after the "Final approval" mark had been set, the data in the "Final approval" field is displayed in red.