The My Stories panel is located in the StoryTeller reports and the purpose of the My Stories panel is to create and edit Stories and Slides. The image below shows the My Stories panel.


The panel is opened by clicking the My Stories panel link, the style and position of the link is dependent on the Theme used in the project. Below you see two examples of where the link can be positioned, click the link to open the My Stories panel. The image below shows two examples of the style and position of the My Stories panel link.




The following actions can be done on a Story level, each of the actions are described in detail below:

  • Create a new story
  • Edit the name of an existing Story
  • Change the display order of the Stories in case of having multiple Stories
  • Delete Stories
  • Export a Story to PPT/PDF/Excel
  • Update the thumbnail images


Creating a new Story:

Follow the steps below to create a new Story:

  1. Open the My stories panel
  2. Click the New Story button (see image 1 below)
  3. Give the new Story a name (see image 2 below)
  4. Hit return or click outside the text box
  5. > the Story is saved automatically


Image 1, click New Story to create a new story.



Image 2, enter the name of the new story in the text field. Hit return or click outside the text box to save it.



Edit the name of a Story

Follow the steps below to edit the name of a Story:

  1. Hover over the Story menu (see image 1 below)
  2. Click Rename Story
  3. Enter the new name
  4. Hit return or click outside the text field
  5. >the new name is saved automatically


Image 1, hover over the menu icon to see the Rename Story option


Arrange the Stories

In case of having multiple Stories these can be arranged by using drag and drop, follow the steps below:

  1. Click on the drag icon on the Story that you want to change position (see image 1 below), the mouse pointer will change to the drag pointer
  2. Drag and drop the Story to the desired position (see image 2 below)
  3. > the new sort order is saved automatically


Image 1, the icon below is used for arranging stories by drag and drop.


Image 2, arrange the Stories by drag and drop, the changes are saved automatically.




Delete a Story

Follow the steps below to delete a Story:

  1. Hover over the Story menu (see image 1 below)
  2. Click Delete Story
  3. Confirm the deletion


Image 1



Export a Story to PPT, PDF, Excel

Follow the steps below to Export a Story to PPT, PDF and or Excel*:

  1. Click the Export button (see image 1 below)
  2. Select the desired export format in the Export panel and start the file generation
  3. Download the report


*Which formats available depend on the setup by the Administrator. 


Image 1



Update thumbnails

The thumbnails shown in the My stories panel and in the information view are created when a slide is saved to My stories. These thumbnails are not updated when new data is loaded in the project or when any change is made in the source slide by the administrator as the thumbnails are static images. The purpose of these thumbnails are to give a general overview of the Story, to view the actual result go to the My stories report. 

The thumbnails can be updated, so that new ones are generated by using the Update thumbnail function. Follow the steps below to update the thumbnails:

  1. Hover over the Story menu (see image 1 below)
  2. Click Update thumbnails
  3. All the thumbnails will now be regenerated


Image 1



Note: You can continue to work while the thumbnails are being generated, you do not need to wait for it to be completed. Navigating away from the current page or closing the browser will have no effect on the thumbnail generation.