Managing Image Sets

Managing image sets involves creating, editing and deleting images sets as well as adding view-type associations and assigning classification categories to image sets.

Creating Image Sets

To create a new image set:

  1. In the navigation bar, select Catalogs | Image Management.
    This displays the Image Upload tab.
  2. Open the Image Sets tab.
    This displays all image sets of this organization.
  3. Click New.
    This displays an empty Image Set detail page.
  4. Specify a name and an ID for the new image set, then click Apply.
    This creates the new image set, and the sections Related Image Types and Views and Classification Categories are displayed. You can now proceed to add image type-view associations or assign classification categories. Clicking Back to List returns you to the Image Set list.

Adding Image Type-View Associations

To add image type-view associations to an image set:

  1. In the navigation bar, select Catalogs | Image Management.
    This displays the Image Upload tab.
  2. Open the Image Sets tab.
    This displays all image sets of this organization.
  3. Click the name or ID of the image set you intend to edit.
    This displays the Image Set detail page.
  4. In the Related Image Types and Views section, click New.
    This displays a list of available image views.
  5. Select the intended image view and click Next.
    This displays a list of available image types.
  6. Select the intended image type(s) and click Finish.
    This adds the selected image type-view association to the current image set and returns you to the Image Set detail page.
    Tip: Selecting multiple image types on the second wizard page adds multiple image type-view associations to the current image set.

Making Image Type-View Associations Mandatory

To set an image type-view association as required for an image set:

  1. In the navigation bar, select Catalogs | Image Management.
    This displays the Image Upload tab.
  2. Open the Image Sets tab.
    This displays all image sets of this organization.
  3. Click the name or ID of the image set you intend to edit.
    This displays the Image Set detail page.
  4. In the Related Image Types and Views section, select the checkbox(es) in the Required column for the image type-view association(s) to be set as mandatory.
  5. Click Apply.
    The selected image type-view associations are set as required for the current image set. Clicking Back to List returns you to the Image Set list.

Removing Image Type-View Associations

To remove an image type-view association from an image set:

  1. In the navigation bar, select Catalogs | Image Management.
    This displays the Image Upload tab.
  2. Open the Image Sets tab.
    This displays all image sets of this organization.
  3. Click the name or ID of the image set you intend to edit.
    This displays the Image Set detail page.
  4. In the Related Image Types and Views section, select the checkbox(es) of the image type-view association(s) to be removed.
  5. Click Delete, and confirm the operation.
    The selected image type-view associations are removed from the current image set. Clicking Back to List returns you to the Image Set list.

Sorting Image Type-View Associations

The sorting of image type-view associations determines the order in which the related images are retrieved when the image set is used in content components, for example. To sort image type-view associations:

  1. In the navigation bar, select Catalogs | Image Management.
    This displays the Image Upload tab.
  2. Open the Image Sets tab.
    This displays all image sets of this organization.
  3. Select the checkboxes for the image type-view associations you intend to sort.
  4. Use the arrow buttons to rearrange the selected image type-view associations.
    The new sorting of the image type-view associations is applied immediately.

Assigning Classification Categories

To assign classification categories to an image set:

  1. In the navigation bar, select Catalogs | Image Management.
    This displays the Image Upload tab.
  2. Open the Image Sets tab.
    This displays all image sets of this organization.
  3. Click the name or ID of the image set you intend to edit.
    This displays the Image Set detail page.
  4. In the Classification Categories section, click Add.
    This displays a list of available classification catalogs.
  5. Select the intended classification catalog and click Next.
    This displays a drop-down list of the 1st level categories of the selected classification catalog.
  6. Choose the intended classification category from the drop-down list and click Select.
    This displays a drop-down list of the next level sub categories of the previously selected category. To navigate further through the category tree, choose a sub catgory and click Select, accordingly.
  7. Navigate to the classification category to be associated with the image set, select it and click Finish.
    This adds the selected classification category to the current image set and returns you to the Image Set detail page.

Unassigning Classification Categories

To unassign a classification category from an image set:

  1. In the navigation bar, select Catalogs | Image Management.
    This displays the Image Upload tab.
  2. Open the Image Sets tab.
    This displays all image sets of this organization.
  3. Click the name or ID of the image set you intend to edit.
    This displays the Image Set detail page.
  4. In the Classification Categories, select the checkbox(es) of the classification category assignment(s) to be removed.
  5. Click Unassign, and confirm the operation.
    The selected classification categories are unassigned from the current image set. Clicking Back to List returns you to the Image Set list.

Editing Image Sets

To edit an existing image set:

  1. In the navigation bar, select Catalogs | Image Management.
    This displays the Image Upload tab.
  2. Open the Image Sets tab.
    This displays all image sets of this organization.
  3. Click the name or ID of the image set you intend to edit.
    This displays the Image Set detail page.
  4. Edit the details as required.
    Modify the general information, add/delete image type-view associations or assign/unassign classification categories as necessary. Clicking Back to List returns you to the Image Set list.

Deleting Image Sets

To delete image sets:

  1. In the navigation bar, select Catalogs | Image Management.
    This displays the Image Upload tab.
  2. Open the Image Sets tab.
    This displays all image sets of this organization.
  3. Select the checkboxes next to the image sets you intend to delete.
  4. Click Delete, and confirm the operation.
    The selected image sets are removed.