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How To Guides

This book contains all the "How To" Guides.

Getting Started

New to BAPLIE Viewer Online? Start here! This section will set you on the right course for smooth...

How to create a User Account

In order to get started with BAPLIE Viewer Online, you'll need to create a user account. First, ...

How to use the BAPLIE Viewer functionality

This article contains a master list of all BAPLIE Viewer Online functionality with links to indiv...

How to manage your facility

How to manage your facility This article describes how the main user or administrator of the fac...

How to manage general facility information

This article describes how the main user or administrator of the facility's account can view and ...

How to add a custom logo for your facility

This article describes how the main user or administrator of the facility's account can upload a ...

How to manage allowed domains for your facility

This article describes how the main user or administrator of the facility's account can manage th...

How to add users to a facility account

This article describes how the main user or administrator of the facility's account can add and m...

How to add guests to a facility account

This article describes how the the main user or administrator of the facility's account can add a...

How to update address information

This article describes how the main user or administrator of the facility's account can update th...

How to customize weight settings for Anomalies data

This article describes how to set custom minimum and maximum weight requirements for container da...

How to use Temporary Users functionality

Facility Administrators now have the ability to create multiple temporary users either manually o...

How to use the Calendar View functionality

When you first login to BAPLIE Viewer Online, you will see all your files displayed in a calendar...

Uploading Files

How to upload files and fix missing segments to continue with the upload process.

Viewing Files

Once you've uploaded a file, there's so much data to look through. Here we detail the ways to get...

How to navigate the Function Menu

After logging in to your account on baplieviewer.com, you will use the Function Menu on the left ...

How to use the Main Content screen

Navigating the Main Content screen The image below shows an annotated overview of the features a...

How to use the Find Multiple button

The Find Multiple option is meant to assist you in locating multiple containers by providing a se...

How to add and remove columns from the table view

The Show/Hide Columns option is meant to assist you in customizing which columns are visible with...

How to change the order of columns

It is possible to reorder the columns shown on the Main Content screen to your preferences for ea...

How to apply a column filter

The column filters are meant to assist you in quickly filtering data while using the Main Content...

How to remove column filters

The column filters are meant to assist you in quickly filtering data while using the Main Content...

How to remove filters and revert to the default table layout

With BAPLIE Viewer Online, you have the ability to customize the data table within the Main Conte...

How to show or hide the filter bar from the Main Content screen

The column filters are meant to assist you in quickly filtering data while using the Main Content...

How to use the Advanced Search Query Builder

The advanced search query builder is meant to assist you in filtering and locating container reco...

How to view individual records

BAPLIE Viewer Online provides the ability to look at the entire BAPLIE data as a whole, or you ca...

How to navigate the Header Details

The Header Details section is meant to assist you in editing the BAPLIE header information. A val...

How to navigate the 2D Bay View

The 2D Bay view was intended for use by a Stowage Planner or Vessel Planner to visualize the carg...

How to view a specific bay in 3D while in 2D Bay View

While in 2D Bay View, it is possible to quickly view a specific bay using the 3D model. Click the...

How to navigate the 3D Vessel View

While viewing an uploaded BAPLIE file, you may want to view a realistic model of the vessel.  Af...

How to use the Inbound / Outbound file feature

New feature: Classifying files as Inbound and Outbound Please note this feature can only be set ...

How to view specific bays in 3D Vessel View

With BAPLIE Viewer Online, you can access the 3D Vessel View under the Visualization tab in the F...

How to filter containers shown in 3D Vessel View

With BAPLIE Viewer Online, you can access the 3D Vessel View under the Visualization tab in the F...

How to use the Dashboard feature

After you upload your file to BAPLIE Viewer Online and it has passed the file validation process,...

How to find specific containers in 3D Vessel View

With BAPLIE Viewer Online, you can access the three dimensional Vessel View under the Visualizati...

How to display a realistic view of containers on a ship

With BAPLIE Viewer Online, you can access the 3D Vessel View under the Visualization tab in the F...

How to set custom weight groupings for colors in 2D and 3D View

This article describes how to customize the weight groupings for the Color by Weight group used i...

How to view Hazardous and IMDG information in the BAPLIE file

BAPLIE Viewer Online allows you to view the Hazardous and IMDG information related to the contain...

Creating Files

If your data isn't in BAPLIE format yet, we can help you create an industry standard file in just...

Editing Files

Mistakes happen - BAPLIE Viewer Online helps you correct any data errors by easily editing the fi...

Downloading Files

Once you're finished with your file, you can download it for sharing or uploading to your TOS. N...

Merging Files

Have 2 files that you need to make into one? Easy peasy! Find out more here.

Comparing Files

If you have two files and need to quickly see what data has changed, click here to learn more!

Analyzing Data

Viewing the data is one thing, but running reports and analyzing the data is where BAPLIE Viewer ...

Custom Settings

Not everyone like things displayed the same way, so we give you lots of options to tweak things j...

Privacy & Security

We take security seriously. Learn more here.

Membership Purchases

How to purchase, renew, or upgrade your membership

Collaborating and Sharing Files

How BAPLIE Viewer Online is helping the shipping industry become more transparent by encouraging ...