The playground provides a visuospatial "playground" where you can import discourse graph elements and do visual exploratory sensemaking over your claims and evidence, then export to a Roam page as a rough outline.
Quick [[HowTo]]: create a page that starts with the word "Playground" and click into it.
Click anywhere to create a node
Defaults to block text, but you can also select specialized discourse nodes to add with this toolbar in the top right:
CTRL + clickto delete nodes or relations
SHIFT + clicksource + clicktargetto draw relations between nodes. NOTE: make sure you click on the edges of the sources/targets, not the middle. The latter will open the pages in the sidebar, if they exist.
Click on relation arrow to choose and set relation type
CTRL + hoverto trigger [[discourse-graph/live-preview]], similar to [[Roam42]]/ This live preview feature is also available anywhere else on your graph if enabled.
Open synthesis query component in left by clicking this icon int he top right corner:
Make the playground "full screen" by clicking the maximize icon in the top right corner
"Pin" query results and insert into playground space by clicking on the "right pointer" button next to each query result
NEW #experimental feature as of [[August 13th, 2021]]! "Export" your playground elements into a Roam page by clicking on the "export" button in the top right
The export turns the structure on the map into a Roam outline on the right that preserves the core discourse relations specified in the playground
Note: you can create multiple playgrounds