Key Concept Archive

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Managing Side-By-Side Content

Arbortext Monster Garage, Season 3: Arbortext TC Dojo, Episode 6 In this session, we talk about the Side-By-Side panel in Styler. We talk about what it means, how best to use it, and how to make it work for you. We show you how to make it look like you’ve…

Stylesheet Reuse Basics: Property Sets

Arbortext Monster Garage, Season 3: Arbortext TC Dojo, Episode 5 One of the most powerful mechanisms available to you as a stylesheet developer is the creation and use of property sets. Property sets help you abstract formatting needs into reusable components. Want consistent level 1 headers? Create a property set…

Styling Headers and Footers in Arbortext Styler

Arbortext Monster Garage, Season 3: Arbortext TC Dojo, Episode 4 One of the most powerful mechanisms available to you as a stylesheet developer is the creation and use of property sets. Property sets help you abstract formatting needs into reusable components. Want consistent level 1 headers? Create a property set…

Creating Cool Covers in Arbortext Styler

Arbortext Monster Garage, Season 3: Arbortext TC Dojo, Episode 3 Everyone wants a great cover on their documents. Creating cool covers and nice-looking title pages don’t need to be done in another tool, you can do that right in Styler! In this session, we’ll show you how to break down…

Create a Page Set in 30 Minutes or Less Using Arbortext Styler

Arbortext Monster Garage, Season 3: Arbortext TC Dojo, Episode 2 Learn how to build your basic customized page layout set in 30 minutes or less using Arbortext Styler. In addition, you will learn what kinds of pages are in page sets and how to determine how many page sets you…

Automating High-Quality Output

Arbortext Monster Garage, Season 1, Episode 8 You get it. You understand the value for having your content in XML. Perhaps you are already there or on your way. Now you have all of your content tagged and structured for optimal reuse. You breathe a sigh of relief. Then you…

Common Questions: Publishing

This week’s topic: Publishing! When it comes to “publishing content” in Arbortext, you’re talking about a big subject. There’s Arbortext Publishing Engine (PE), which produces multi-channel output.  There’s Arbortext Digital Media Publisher (DMP), a component of Publishing Engine which enables you to distribute content on multiple types of digital media and to web applications. There’s Arbortext Advanced…

Custom Decals: Inline SVG with APP in Arbortext Styler

Arbortext Monster Garage, Season 2, Episode 17 Do you want to do fancy stuff with SVG in your dynamically published documents? In Arbortext Styler you can spill text around the clipping path in a graphic. You can use SVG to provide dramatic backgrounds and other fancy graphical layout designs just…