Board Linking is a tremendous time saver and can be done either in Workspace or Mobile. Click those links to learn about Linking boards to save time.
If I have created a set of boards using Links, can I share with other users?
Yes, but when you use Sync - Overwrite from Sample, your links are transformed to copies.
Linked boards work as linked boards as long as you are in the original account. However, your client/student/patient who leverages all of your work in their account by using 'Sync / Overwrite from Sample' will not be getting links.
They will see all of the boards from the original User Name (source User Name), but they will no longer be linked boards, they will be copied boards. Linking functionality (change one-change all) will not work, but you will have all of the content.
Let's do it with images:
Purple circle in the first cell shows the organization chart icon indicating a child board.
Orange circle is the cell we are focusing on (LAYOUT section)
Within the circle, notice the red circle shows a chain link icon, indicating a linked board (LAYOUT section)
MAP view - Notice the red circle in MAP view. There is not sideways triangle to indicate a child board. That's because there is not a child board. There is another board below that board but it resides somewhere else.
In LAYOUT view, when you click that cell you are driven to the apparent child board. Even though in MAP view you still see that there is no child. In LAYOUT you are now at the Linked board.
Now let's move to your client/patient/students Workspace after (in their user name, on their device) you did a 'Sync - Overwrite from Sample'
Notice both in LAYOUT and MAP view that you see the traditional 'Org chart' icon indicating a child board.
When you click on that cell in LAYOUT view, or click the triangle to expand in MAP view, there is a child board. It has been transformed to an actual board.
Implications: For professionals with a base account that has elaborate boards sets with many linked pages, you understand the time savings associated with making a change in one location, having it carry to other locations.
Sync / Overwrite From Sample is a wonderful tool for new MyTalk Users enabling them to get the value of all your work without having to do it again. But Sync / Overwrite From sample wipes out everything else on the destination user name. That is why we emphasize that it is for new users only.
1. your work with respect to linked boards should be at a point where you are comfortable your linked boards are mature without major changes needed for a client before letting them do a sync - overwrite from sample.
2. If they do work independently, or you do work in their User Name, you will not get the benefit of the linked AND you should never again do a sync - overwrite device on their user name unless you are willing to delete all of the work they have done.
Sync / Overwrite from Sample cannot use a Professional Account User name as the target. We don't want to allow all client's contents to be moved to a new client's account.
1. If your content is in a pro account, create a new library
2. Copy the home board cells you want to share into the new library.
A professional account can be a target when using Sync / Overwrite from Sample
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