How-to

Save Timelines to One Drive

Users can save Timelines to One Drive directly from the Timelines application. This feature is perfect for turning in user-created timelines as assignments for class and saving content to folders as part of a unit or research project. Follow the steps below to learn more.


Find a timeline

Select a World Book created timeline by drilling down into the various topics on the left side, or direct a specific search by typing in the search bar. This will comb the entire resource for timelines matching this term.

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Use My Timelines to select timelines that have been created from scratch, or World Book timelines that have been modified by the user.

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Save to One Drive

Once a user has selected their desired timeline, follow the steps below to save the timeline to One Drive.

  1. In the top right corner, select Share.
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  2. Choose Save to One Drive.
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  3. If a user is not yet logged in to their Microsoft account, they will be prompted to log in.
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  4. Enter your email and password, then select Sign in.
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  5. If this is the first time saving to One Drive, a user will need to allow access by clicking Yes when the following question pops up:
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    Note: School administrators can allow students to bypass this step, for more information click here

  6. If they are already logged in, they will receive a confirmation message that the content has been successfully saved to their drive.
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Share or move timelines in One Drive

To access saved timelines and share them with a teacher or organize in to group folders for collaboration, follow the steps below.

  1. Open a web browser where you are signed in to your Microsoft account and navigate to your One Drive application.
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  2. If this is your first time saving from a World Book resource, a new folder with the name of the resource will appear on your drive.
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  3. Open the folder to view the saved timeline. Note: If this is not your first time saving, the content will continue to be saved to the corresponding product folder.
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  4. Click the share arrow to send this to someone.
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  5. Or, select the three dots to reveal a menu of options. Select Move To to move to another folder, post in Microsoft Teams, and more!
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