Select an axe Monitor Project

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Chose your axe Monitor project within the axe Expert extension

The project selection portion of the Settings panel allows you to view the Current Project, make a selection from the Select a project list, and choose SELECT PROJECT to enable the selection. This set of controls allows you to change the currently-selected project (when one has previously been selected), or select a project when there is no Current Project selected. Select an option in the Select a project drop-down list to switch to your chosen project.

You must be connected to your axe Monitor server before you can select a project on the Settings tab. For more information, see Sign in to axe Monitor.

You cannot upload to or download from axe Monitor without being a member of a project (this applies to issues, scripts, scope definitions, and custom rules). When creating an organization project in axe Monitor, be sure to leave the Favorite and Accessibility checkboxes checked so that the projects will appear in the list of available projects from which to select in the axe Expert Extension.

Select an axe Monitor project

  1. On the Settings panel, in the Select a project field, select the down arrow to display the list of available projects.

    The expanded drop-down menu list is populated based on those you have designated as "Favorite" in axe Monitor.

  2. Select the desired project name in the list.

    The drop-down menu list closes and your selection is displayed within the Select a project field.

Clicking the down arrow of the Select a project dropdown menu to select from the list

  1. Under Select a project, select SELECT PROJECT.

Clicking the SELECT PROJECT button

The name of the project you selected displays in the Current Project: field above the Select a project list. Additionally, two new sub-pane sections of information and controls display on the Settings panel: Download Issues and Scope. The selected project will now be the location within axe Monitor used when you upload to or download from axe Monitor (either Analysis or Scripting results). For more information about each, see Analyze and Scripts.

The display of the Settings panel after a project has been selected (populates the Current Project field and displays the Download Issues and Scope sub-panes

Custom Rulesets: After signing in to axe Monitor and selecting a project, any custom rulesets associated with that project are automatically loaded into the Rules panel and made available for selection. For related information, see Custom Rules.

Project Selection from the Rules Panel: The ability to Sign in to axe Monitor, select a project, reload a project, and/or change a project is also conveniently available from the Rules panel in the axe Expert Extension via handy links appearing at the top, right of the right pane. For more information, see Select a project and Reload a project.