First time at Proteopedia? Click on the green links: they change the 3D image. Click and drag the molecules. Proteopedia is a 3D, interactive encyclopedia of proteins, RNA, DNA and other molecules. With a free user account, you can edit pages in Proteopedia. Visit the Main Page to learn more.
Welcome to the Proteopedia Video Guide.
On this page you will find several narrated videos to guide you through using Proteopedia. At Help:Contents you will find written guides.
Feel free to expand each video section with text explaining the concepts addressed in the video.
Video 1: Introduction
In this video you will find a brief introduction to Proteopedia. See also About Proteopedia.
Video 2: Searching - A quick introduction
This video will teach you the basics on how to search in Proteopedia. See also Help:Searching.
Video 3: Topic vs. Seeded pages
This video explains the difference between pages for the over 78,000 PDB entries that have been created automatically in Proteopedia, and human-authored articles on broader topics like "Hemoglobin" and "Acetylcholinesterase". (See also Topic pages and Proteopedia:Table of Contents.)
Video 4: Editing, formatting, and styling text on a page
This video will show you how to edit, format, and style text on a page by familiarizing you with the editing features of Proteopedia. Text with format and style markup is called wikitext.
Video 5: Uploading an image or file and adding an image to a page
Video 5 will show you how to upload an image or file to Proteopedia as well as how to add an uploaded image to a page. Also available are instructions for uploading a "molecule" or PDB file, and incorporating it into a molecular scene.
Video 6: Adding a 3D applet (3D structure) to a page
This video will show you how to add a 3D applet (3D structure) to a page in Proteopedia.
Video 7: Adding scenes (green links)
This video gives a basic introduction to adding scenes (green links) to pages in Proteopedia.