The Plate band located in the plate editor contains a list of plates created by the user. From this band the user can choose which plate to view, delete plates, and create new plates. By double-clicking a table in the list, a user may rename a plate.

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Creates a new, blank plate. You will be taken to this new plate upon creation, which by default will be named “Plate.” You may name by double-clicking on o the name it in the list to the right of the icon.


Creates a duplicate of whichever plate is currently selected in the plate list. By default, this duplicate table will be named the same as the original followed by “-1″. Duplicating the table a second time will create a table with the original name followed by “-2″ and so on.


Delete the plate that is currently selected in the list.


See Also:

Keywords Band

Select Band

Settings Band

Configure Band

Document Band

Metadata annotation overview

Importing a spreadsheet of keywords

Visualizing Plate-based Data

Plate Editor overview