Tokyo - Initial setup | Toolbar

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Tokyo editor templates

Tokyo template allows to create units including additional tools for students.

  • Search tool to find words. Units include this search tool by default, but we can hide it.
  • Additional materials: Glossary, Help and Downloads.
  • Close button. This button is helpful whenever unit contents are displayed on Smartphones. If students want their actions to be saved and sent to the training platform, they need to close the web browser tab where the unit is being displayed. After closing a unit, all tracking data are sent to the Learning Management System (LMS). Mobile users usually do not close the web browser tab, so adding this button prevents data lost.
  • Downloadable PDF of each unit (See here)
  • Language selector. We can choose the language of contents when displaying multilingual units (See here to know how to configure this).

This toolbar is responsive, which means this group of buttons can turn into a single drop-down icon whenever the screen width is reduced.

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Most of these tools and functions can be configured from the unit Interface.

  1. Select the Interface
  2. Access to "Add content" menu.
  3. Add the necessary components.

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Glossary popupOnce added this component from the properties section we must link the previously created popup of the glossary.
Resources popupOnce added this component from the properties section we must link the previously created popup of the resources.
Help popup

Once added this component from the properties section we must link the previously created popup of the help.

PDF LinkThere are different properties that can be modified:

Title of the button
appearing on the Toolbar. It is the text that will be shown when placing the cursor over the icon.

PDF file name.

IMPORTANT. If your unit has two languages, you should assign a different name for each PDF version (i.e. content_ES.pdf and content_FR.pdf). Otherwise, a single PDF will be generated for both languages.

Include an index

Decide whether to add an index to introduce unit sections included in this document.


This PDF document will be created after publishing the unit (SeeSection 5.12. in the Author's Guide to find out how to do this), and you will be able to access it:

  • From the Resources folder of a unit.
  • After downloading a published unit, unzipping it, and executing its index.html
    If you have changed any part of content in a unit, you need to publish it again to see this updated information in the PDF file.

Show Close button

Enable or hide the Close button. It allows closing a unit in two alternative ways: closing the web browser tab or click on this button. 

It is recommended that you enable this button when contents will be displayed on Smartphones.
Students displaying contents on a PC or a tablet usually close the web browser tab when they finish reading. After closing this tab, the student "trace" is sent (i.e. the information required by a LMS platform such as time spent, progress bar %, and survey records is sent to the LMS).
However, users frequently do not close the web browser tab when using mobile phones. They minimise this tab but leave it active in the background. Adding a Close button to a page reminds students they should close a content clicking on this button. This triggers the action of sending the "trace" to the LMS and prevents data lost during data tracking process.

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