Key Concept Archive

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Advanced Modules – Managing DocBook and DITA

Arbortext Monster Garage, Season 3: Arbortext TC Dojo, Episode 7 Do you have content in both DocBook and DITA? Are you worried that it has to be one or the other? Two doctypes means two stylesheets, right? It’s not as bad as you think! If you’ve been following the teachings…

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…

Building your Styler stylesheet: A look at modules

Arbortext Monster Garage, Season 3: Arbortext TC Dojo, Episode 1 To kick off our TC Dojo Arbortext Edition, we took your requests and decided to jump right in to Arbortext Styler stylesheets. In this first session, we will show you how to build your foundation for your first Arbortext Styler…

Repurposing Content for Multichannel Publishing

When Management decides to go to an XML publishing system, it’s not always clear to the authoring and editing staff why the decision was made. Ever wonder why they choose to go this route? In this presentation, we talk about some of the reasons why you might go away from…

Transforming content strategies to component content management

Your information content is a critical business asset. It is a key differentiator of you, your organization, and what you have to offer customers. For some, it is the first introduction you have to potential new customers and for the rest an integral tool in retaining and expanding your existing…

Lightning Talk: Don’t Sell Yourself Short

Did you know there is a new renaissance on the horizon? We are thrilled to see, more and more, a new enthusiasm about content creation to publication. We are all familiar with the words “content reuse” and “xml authoring” and “single-source” and “topic based authoring”. Now, all this talk is…

What is the DITA Resource Manager?

by Karie Arbortext Editor has direct, built-in access to Arbortext Content Manager (Windchill) through the Object Browser and the Resource Manager. The Resource Manager makes reusing content objects more efficient for DITA writers. The Resource Manager is a dockable window that acts as a central location for finding data to be…