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Creating a Mechanism

TABLE TUTORIAL; Creating a Mechanism**UPDATED**

1. Start from the HabITS Dashboard and click the Habitat Improvement module, then click Create a New Mechanism under Mechanisms.


 30. After clicking Publish you will see a green banner saying This Focus Area is currently Published. If you make any updates to your Focus Area after this step it will remove the Focus Area from being published, you will need to republish.

Focus Area Progress Bar

PRINTABLE TUTORIAL; Viewing the Focus Area Progress Bar **UPDATED**

 1. Start from the HabITS Dashboard page by going to the Habitat Improvement module, and select Search for a Focus Area.