Using Chronolator Documents
Glossary
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A

Abbreviations Glossary

The Glossary contains Abbreviations and their Definitions that can be used to anonymise, personalise, search and navigate the chronology.

Add-in
A stand-alone Word document that can be used to add functions to a Chronolator Document.

Add-ins
A Chronolator Add-in is a stand-alone Word document that can be used to add functions to a Chronolator Document.

C

Case Details Wizard
The tool in the Online Workbench that is used to define a new Chronology Document

Case Review Administrator
Someone who sets up a Chronology Document using the Online Workbench

Chronolator Browser Tools

Some tools that use your web browser (e.g. Chrome) to process chronologies.

It is important to note that only the software resides on the Web. Your chronologies stay on your computer, completely under your control. Their confidentiality is not compromised.

See  tools.chronolator.com.

Chronolator Document
A document containing one or more tables created by Chronolator

Chronolator Documents
Documents containing one or more tables created by Chronolator

Chronolator Online Workbench
The Word document (ChronolatorOnlineWorkbench.docm) used by a Case Review Administrator to create Chronolator chronology documents

Chronology Document
A document containing one or more tables created by Chronolator

Composite Chronology

A Chronolator Document containing information from two or more organisations or departments. Often referred to as a 'Multi-Agency Chronology'

I

Internal Chronology
Chronolator Document specific to a particular organisation or department

ISO 8601
ISO 8601 is an international standard covering the exchange of date- and time-related data. It was issued by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and was first published in 1988.

J

JSON
JavaScript Object Notation. A text-based format for storing and exchanging data. Can be read by any text editor, such as Notepad.

JSON parser
Software that translates JSON into items that a computer can process.

L

Local Administrator
Someone who distributes an Internal Chronology for others to complete and then merges the results into a Composite Chronology

London Child Protection Procedures
London Child Protection Procedures, Edition 4, p510 (London Safeguarding Children Board, 2010 (www.londonscb.gov.uk))

M

macros
Macros are a standard feature of all Microsoft Office programs. They automate repetitive tasks and commands by using Visual Basic for Applications programs.

O

Online Workbench
The Word document (ChronolatorOnlineWorkbench.docm) used by a Case Review Administrator to create Chronolator chronology documents

P

Preamble
The first couple of pages in a new Internal Chronology. You can update it in any way you like: Chronolator does not check it.

Protected View

A standard Word feature that protects your computer from  viruses, worms, or other kinds of malware that can harm your computer.

Because Chronolator Documents contain macros, and macros can be used to create viruses, Word sometimes flags them as potentially harmful and opens them in Protected View.

R

Ribbon
The area at the top of the Word display

S

Source Prefix
Specifies the agency or organisation that provided the information about an event. You are prompted to enter it when you import a chronology into a Composite Chronology, and Chronolator adds it to the beginning of whatever is already in the Source of Information column. 

T

Trust Center
The area in the Word Options dialog that lets you set security options.

txt
A text file produced by one of the Chronolator Browser Tools. Although simple text, only the Tools can make sense of it.

W

Windows Task Bar
The area along the bottom of the screen.