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Manage Deposits

To start the depositing process click New Item. This will add a fresh, empty record to your workspace and allow you to start editing it. To use the import function, select the source from the "Import from" drop-down menu and then click Import. See How do I import items into ORO? in the FAQs for more information.


If there are items in your workspace that you have begun work on in the past but not yet deposited, these will be shown in yellow. The icons to the right of these items allow you to view an item in detail, edit it, destroy it, or deposit it. Clicking on the view item icon to the right of the item will take you to the 'Item Work Area'. You can use the tabs along the top to navigate to different pages connected to your item. The tab buttons are described below:

Summary

Produces a preview of how the item will look on ORO.


Details

Provides a detailed summary of how the item will look on ORO.


Actions

Gives you the option to deposit the item, create a new version based on an exact copy or by using the item as a template, edit the item, or destroy it.


Export

Provides options for exporting the data thus far entered for the item.


History

Shows the history of changes made to the item.


Issues

Lists any issues associated with the item.

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