1407.0.55.001 - ABS.Stat Beta: Web Browser, User Guide  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 07/10/2016   
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Viewing Metadata

Metadata can be viewed at all levels, from the dataset-level abstract down through to cell level footnotes. The presence of metadata is flagged by a small blue i Graphic: The metadata button, a small blue circle with a white i. Clicking on the i will bring up the related metadata window in the right-hand area of the screen.

Clicking the 'new tab' button Graphic: The button to open metadata in a new tab, a small browser window icon will open the metadata window in a new browser tab.

Graphic: The location of the ‘new tab’ button, at the top of the metadata window, the button immediately below the dataset name and to the far right
Opening metadata in a new tab

You can hide metadata from the main screen by clicking the arrow button. Graphic: The ‘hide metadata’ button, a small triangular arrow on the side of the metadata panel

Graphic: An example of metadata shown in the Information tab on the right side of screen
Footnotes and Dataset-Level Metadata



Other Related Metadata

If there are other metadata available in the datasets, which are closely related to the metadata displayed on screen, a set of links to these other metadata will appear in the metadata window, below the metadata text. In the example shown above, under 'Direct Source' there is a link to the ABS publication for Labour Force which has further metadata available.


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