The upper tree in the window provides an overview for all the data linked with the specimen. With the buttons in the left panel you may hide or show certain nodes in the tree. If for example you do not wish to see the collectors, simply click on the button and they will be hidden in the tree. The button will change to a grey version and the background will turn yellow to show that there is hidden data of the collectors.
If the CollectionEvent is part of a CollectionEventSeries, a drop-down button will appear where you may select between 3 states:
If the CollectionEvent is linked to a SamplingPlot, a drop-down button will appear where you may select between 3 states:
If both options are available, you may choose between the CollectionEventSeries or the SamplingPlot hierarchy. If the entire hierarchy for the EventSeries or the SamplingPlots is displayed, the items not included in the current data set will be displayed with gray icons, e.g. . To change to one of these use the button. For the Events, the EventSeries, the Plots and the Specimen a button will appear which will give you access to a taxon list of the selected item.
The panel on the right side of the tree is used for editing the data, for example the button will insert a new collector. For further details see the special sections. For data with Read only access these panels are disabled except the button for adding annotations .