Tour of the user interface. (A) The project logo links back to the homepage. (B) The 'quick search' and 'sign in' widgets are conveniently placed near the top of the page. (C) The vertical site navigation bar offers fast access to all available pages in the site. (D) The official symbol, name, and authors are prominently placed to immediately grab the user's attention. Beneath the authors' names is the date of the most recent revision. (E) When available, a thumbnail of the structural prediction rendering is displayed in the header area. (F) Two drop-down menus provide easy access to the top ten most recently visited and updated articles. (G) Vital information on the TF, such as its classification, homologs, genomic links, and synonyms, occupy the top right corner of each page. (H) An article completion score bar provides immediate feedback to the author on the progress of their articles. (I) Articles in TFe are organized into ten tabs. Immediately underneath, the tabs are links to data downloads in PDF and Excel file formats. A 'view content, comments' toggle allows the user to view comments that have been attached to the article. By default, comments are hidden from sight. (J) Most tabbed sections start with an author-contributed 'summary' paragraph that ranges in length from 150 to 500 words.
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