View Your Notes and Markers Right After a Session

After observing and logging a session, you may want to have quick access to the notes and markers you created during the session. Use the following procedures to save and view your markers and notes.

Save Your Notes and Markers

  1. Prior to a session, open Observer and verify that Save Copy of Log (to disk) in the Marker menu is selected.
    Save Copy of Log option in menu
  2. Proceed with the session, logging markers and notes.View markers
  3. After you disconnect from the session, you are prompted to save your log. Browse to the location to save your log and click Save. The file is saved as a .txt file which is a text only file.

View Your Notes and Markers

You can open your log as plain text in a program such as Microsoft® Word® or Microsoft® Notepad, or for easier viewing, as a table in Microsoft Excel®.

To open a .txt file in Excel:

  1. Open Excel and choose File > Open.
  2. Choose Text Files in the Files of type dropdown list.
    Select file type
  3. Select the file you want to open and click Open. A message appears that Excel does not recognize the file format. Click OK to continue.
  4. Follow the steps in the Text Import wizard.
    Text Import Wizard
    The log opens in Excel.
    Log in Excel
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000 - Lesson 1: Create a Study Configuration Getting Started I Video/Written
001 - Lesson 2: Modify the Configuration Getting Started I Video/Written
002 - Lesson 3: Finish the Study Configuration Getting Started I Video/Written
003 - Lesson 4: Record and Log Participants Getting Started I Video/Written
004 - Lesson 5: Create a Project in Manager Getting Started I Video/Written
005 - Lesson 6: Set Tasks & Markers in Manager Getting Started I Video/Written
006 - Lesson 7: Graph Data Getting Started I Video/Written
007 - Lesson 8: Create a Presentation Getting Started I Video/Written
008 - Lesson 9: Produce the Presentation Getting Started I Video/Written
009 - Choosing a Task Logger Log II Written
010 - Convert a Morae RDG to an AVI or WMV Share II Written
011 - Create Custom Graphs Analyze II Written
012 - Log a New Marker in Morae Manager Log II Written
013 - Preventing Observers From Connecting to a Session Log II Written
014 - The Default Study Configuration Record II Written
015 - Video Display in Observer Log II Written
016 - Viewing Search Results in the Chart View Analyze II Written
017 - View Your Notes and Markers Right After a Session Log II Video/Written