Writing a book gives you an opportunity to provide tangible value. It can establish your brand and increase your professional standing. Information professionals are uniquely positioned to take advantage of self-publishing because we already know how to transform source material to online and print materials and because we have editors, designers, and talented peer reviewers in our network.
While self-publishing is easier than ever, reaching your audience and making money from your book is harder for self-publishers; we do our own marketing and distribution so the audience can find our book.
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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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In this session, we’re going to talk about tables. Want to change the table from a simple block of tabulated data into something pretty and easy to scan? Want alternating colored rows? Want a fancy border around the table?
With Arbortext Styler, you have access to the APP Engine for publishing, so you can do all of this and more! Whatever you can dream up to change the look and feel of tables, you can do it in Styler. In this session, we will show you how to get started.
- Remember different tables are formatted according to different element rules
- Just because it looks like a table doesn’t mean it’s a table. A table is not a properties, is not a dl.
- Using properties in the OOTB stylesheet and modules in the samples directory
- Doing tricky things like alternating row colors
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