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Contents Tool Factory IT System Create a New Tree
Grade: K-12
Required products: Tool Factory Decision Tree
This tutorial will teach you how to create a new tree. This knowledge is essential to mastering Tool Factory Decision Tree. Once you know it, you will be creating countless trees with ease.

Step 1 - On the Decision Tree Toolbar click on the New Tree button.

Step 2 - Place objects from the Resource Bank into the text box by dragging and dropping them. You can also type directly into the box.

Step 3 - When you have what you want in the box, click the OK button.

Step 4 - You will now have to enter a question into the text box in order to divide the objects or text into two groups.

Step 5 - When you have entered the question click the OK button.

Step 6 - Yes and No boxes will now appear as answers to your question. Drag the objects or text into the appropriate boxes.

Step 7 - When everything is in the correct box click OK.

Step 8 - This process will repeat for every subset of objects that was created.

When all the objects have been sorted the creation page will close and your tree will be displayed on the page!
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