Document Editing

Overview

Open a HTML Topic

In the Project Folder or Table of Contents dockable window,

  1. Locate the topic file
  2. Open the file using:
Tip
In many cases the shortest way to opening a file is via Backstage: File > Recent - assuming you had it open recently.

Editing a topic page

Editing a topic page is very similar to text editing using Word - assuming your Word version has a ribbon. Below are links to common editing topics:

Right-click shortcut menu

The shortcut menu gives access to the main editing actions in the current context. This is often faster than using the ribbon

What appears on the menu depends on where the cursor is or what is currently selected. If you selected an Image, it will show picture editing actions, if you are in a table, table editing actions plus the normal editing actions. If you selected text, you will get the different Insert Hyperlink and Bookmark options, and Add to Index.

Tip
SHIFT+F10 Opens a shortcut menu for the selected item (this is the same as right-clicking an object or text)

Document Views

At the bottom of the Document Window are three tabs:

Creating Topic files