ScienceCloud User Profiles

Last Updated: Apr 03, 2016 02:08PM PDT

Summary: All users are automatically assigned a default user profile for identification purposes. The profile information is used for security/login purposes and for social collaboration.

User profile information for ScienceCloud includes:

  • User name
  • Application preferences (for example, chemistry structure drawing features)
  • Profile photo
  • Password
  • Security questions
  • Project notifications

Updating a User Profile

  1. From the ScienceCloud home page, click Profile .
  2. Select the tab for the settings that need updating (described in the table below).
  3. Click Submit to update your profile with the new settings.
Tab Details
User Details Assign a name (first, middle, last). Photos and profile information can be imported from LinkedIn.

Set preferences for using ScienceCloud. Chemistry structure drawing options include:

  • Default setting is to use a browser-based structure drawing application.(Recommended for quick and simple chemistry drawing.)
  • An external structure drawing application such as Biovia Draw can also be selected. (Recommended for complex and full-featured drawings.)
  • Other third-party drawing programs will work, but they might not provide full transfer functionality.
  • The latest version of Java is required to support external drawing tools.
Profile Picture

Add a photo to use as a profile picture. Options include:

  • Import photos (and profile information) from LinkedIn.
  • Upload an image in JPEG, BMP, or PNG format. (File must be less than 4 MB and will be automatically resized to 200 x 200 pixels.)

Tip: A photo can also be removed from a user profile by clicking Delete my profile picture.

Password Change a password. For details, see ScienceCloud Passwords.
Security Questions Change security questions associated with your ScienceCloud profile when it was initially set up.
Notifications Get notified whenever new data and comments are added to projects. For details, see ScienceCloud Project Notifications.


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