The main way for narrative data to get into Debrief is by the translation of system recording into .REP format. But, on occasion a Debrief analyst wishes to enter one or more narrative entries directly into Debrief. Historically this has always been possible right-clicking on the Narratives folder in the Outline View, or by right-clicking
At a recent meeting conducting discovery of what Debrief-Lite should look like, an existing user indicated he really wanted time filtering to be via a dialog box, not by dragging the time filter controls – which is a pain to fine tune in Debrief. Of course, it’s already possible to fine-tune these controls to a
For the last year we’ve been steadily progressing Debrief’s data analysis capabilities (read last year’s introduction here), adding features in packages focussed on analysts’ requirements. The first major realisation of this is in Debrief’s new Tactical Overview display, which will be released later on today. This posting will give you an overview of the capability.
Commenting on a Debrief Issue Commenting on any open or closed Debrief issue, whether your own or anyone else’s, is easy to do: Click on the Subject line of the issue you wish to comment on to view the issue: The issue will then display: As the above image shows, there is a comment box
Editing or Deleting Debrief Issues and Comments in GitHub In this post, we’re going to cover editing and deleting issues and comments on issues in GitHub. Considering what we’ve already covered, you should hopefully be quite familiar with where everything is in GitHub now, and this should be a breeze. Editing an Issue or Comment
Viewing Debrief Issues in GitHub Viewing an Issue in Debrief/GitHub is very easy to do and though it’s not necessary to log into GitHub to view issues it is required if you wish to raise an issue. Navigate to the Debrief repository: Click on the Issues tab to view the list of all current issues.
Notifying Changes to Debrief Now we will look at notifying changes to Debrief. As we’ve mentioned already, Debrief has been under continuous maintenance for 20-years now and, as you can imagine, has evolved considerably over that time. As it is open source and hosted on GitHub, anyone can take a copy of the main repository
Creating a Debrief Issue If you find that Debrief isn’t behaving as it should then it’s possible that you’ve encountered a bug in the software. If you do, then you’ll need to let the Debrief team know about it so they can fix it. We report bugs in the software by raising what is called
Obtaining Debrief Support Debrief is a capable, fast, intuitive and immensely powerful tool for maritime analysis. Indeed, as well as being used by many navies around the world, it’s also used by governmental and non-governmental agencies in many countries. Being open-source software, it is free to use; it works on multiple platforms; is well-documented with
Accessing GitHub Accessing the Debrief GitHub repository is quick and easy to do. We must add that though you don’t have to sign-up to GitHub to access Debrief, we would recommend it as it makes everything much easier and faster. There are a number of reasons why we’d advise you to do this. One being