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Jennyx duarte - How to use Basecamp



Basecamp is a simple yet effective project management web-based application. check full discussion at http://yourvirtualthinker.wordpress.com/2012/11/22/managing-projects-with-basecamp/

Basecamp is a simple yet effective project management web-based application. check full discussion at http://yourvirtualthinker.wordpress.com/2012/11/22/managing-projects-with-basecamp/



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  • ase amp cA Project Management Tool
  • OpenBrowser
  • Insert cursor here
  • Typebasecamp.com
  • The Basecamp site!
  • Let’s Sign upnow like her!
  • Type full name here
  • Type companyor organization
  • Type email
  • Type password
  • Click Startyour free trial
  • The welcome page
  • Click this button
  • Your Basecamp account!
  • Let’s start creating a project
  • Click New Project
  • The new project page appears
  • Enter your project name here
  • Enter projectdescription here
  • Enter emails of your team
  • Additional field willautomatically appear
  • Click this buttonbelow the emails
  • We’ll decide who can create projects
  • This form will show up
  • Click the box todesignate a team mate
  • If you made one anAdmin, you just gaveher/him super powers
  • Click here to finish designation
  • Click Start the project
  • Wait for the project page to load
  • The project page
  • We’re going to addsome things first
  • Let’s add our firstdiscussion, click Discussion
  • The Discussion page
  • Enter Subject of the discussion
  • Click the Body
  • Text tools appears
  • Start typing body content
  • You’re done with thesubject and the body!
  • But wait! Let’s try attaching a file
  • Click this link
  • File browser appears
  • Click tiny arrow to locate file
  • Select a file
  • Click Open
  • Wait for the file to load
  • Click label here
  • Enter label for this image
  • You can use labels when searching for files
  • Click this to addmore label or…
  • Click I’m done toexit label editor
  • Let’s move to the bottom part
  • Select people youwish to notify this project
  • Then click this button
  • Wait..page issending emails
  • The discussion will now show on the project page
  • And your attached file can be downloaded
  • And notice also that this part updates
  • Let’s add a To-do list
  • Click To-do list
  • This part appears justbelow the discussion
  • Click this button
  • Click on this part
  • And type a to-do item
  • Then move to that way
  • What’s this button?
  • We’ll assign a due date for our to-do item
  • Now click it
  • Oh, a cute calendar!
  • Click a date
  • There’s your due date!
  • Now let’s assign a person, click it again
  • Click tiny arrow to assign aperson for this
  • Select ateam mate
  • Assigned date and person done!
  • Click Add more or click I’m done…
  • To edit an item,hover over the checkbox
  • Then click Edit and retype
  • To tag a to-do list as completed, click the box
  • The item will gray outand info also appears
  • Your To-do list is updated here
  • Let’s add a text document!
  • Click Text document!
  • The Textdocument page
  • Click here
  • Type a Title
  • Select Bullets
  • And type below
  • Click on the VA Project title
  • We’re back on the project page
  • Project pageupdates again!
  • Notice these changes as you work?
  • You cannot add from here anymore so…
  • Use buttons beside each feature
  • Let’s navigate main menus!
  • Click Calendar Menu
  • The Calendar page
  • All our to-do’s are syncwith the calendar page
  • Add an event? Click a box
  • The New Event pop up
  • Click here
  • Enter Title of event
  • Click here to set time
  • Add extra notes here
  • Click tiny arrow
  • Select which project the event is for
  • Click this to change to one day event
  • Already one day event!
  • Click the box to emailother people involve
  • And select from the options
  • Click Add this event
  • New event added, nice!
  • Add future events inthe coming months? Click next button
  • Click on the day and add event on that month
  • Let’s share thiscalendar, go here
  • Click Settings
  • The Settings pop up
  • Click here
  • Then click theauto fill feature
  • Click Save changes
  • You can shareother project’s calendar too!
  • Click Everything Menu
  • The Everything Page
  • Click the button youwant to see all items
  • And the to-do items will be shown
  • Let’s see what’s in the Progress
  • Click Progress
  • The Progress Page
  • Progress page lists all work done on that day
  • Now click Everyone Menu
  • In Everyone Page, everyone involve are shown
  • Up here are the people in the projects
  • Down here, companies ororganizations connected to the projects
  • You can add aperson or createa company from here
  • And edit or grantsuper powers to a person
  • Click Me Menu
  • The Me Page shows everyactivity you’ve done
  • Now let’s try the Search box
  • Go up here
  • Click on thesearch box
  • Type what to search
  • Click the pop up box
  • All objectscontaining the word “NewProject” shows
  • Select an item and you’ll bedirected to that page
  • That’s about thebasics of Basecamp!
  • Let’s go back to theprojects page, click Projects
  • Projects Page!
  • Wait, one last feature you need to know!
  • The Templates!
  • Click Templates
  • The Template willserve as your master layout
  • To avoid repeatingadding same items to a similar project
  • Let’s have a look, click this button
  • The Template Page!
  • Add items using these similar features
  • Also in the template’s editor, you have gridlines
  • To differentiate the project from the template editor
  • Here in Basecamp everything isautomatically saved
  • So when you’re done just browse to the other sections
  • Basecamp has also easy to browse sections or pages
  • When you click anitem like this one…
  • 1 2 3 3 pages are opened
  • Then just click thepage you wish to go!
  • Hey, you’re done with the basics now!
  • So this ends ourCamping on the Base!