Changing the default templates in Arbortext Editor [On-Line Event]

In this webinar, I’ll show you how you can change the default templates in Arbortext Editor so they are more representative of the content that you actually write.

In the Arbortext Editor File->New dialog, you get the option to choose a Sample or Template for any doctype. These come out of the box, but can be changed. Custom doctypes can also create these to speed writers on their way.

I’ll explain the difference between them and show you how to change them so they fit your information. This webinar assumes you have followed best practices and set up your custom directory according to Arbortext 101.

Make your workflow process simple! Less work is good for everyone!

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How to Use Change Tracking in Arbortext

In Arbortext, you can use the Change Tracking feature to track changes to text and markup.

Change tracking facilitates collaboration with other authors and editors by highlighting changes and allowing you to accept or reject them. It’s remarkably simple to take advantage of the change tracking feature for authoring. It is just as easy to show those same changes in published output.

In this session, we will show you how to turn on the feature, how to use it, how to accept or reject changes, how to view the different configurations of the document under review, and how to publish with changes visible.

We’ve even included a bonus: How to compare documents!

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Working with DITA Maps in Arbortext

In Arbortext 7.0, creating, editing, and manipulating DITA maps is easy to do!  In this TC Dojo: Arbortext Edition, we cover the basics for creating, managing, and using maps in Arbortext Editor.

We show you how to insert all kinds of DITA content: Topics, Concepts, References, Tasks, other maps and more! We explain the Resource Manager, several ways to create new topics and manage or insert existing topics. If there’s time, we will discuss how you can create your own templates to create stub documents that get you started quickly creating standard information structures.

By the end, you’ll be a pro at working with DITA maps in Arbortext.

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