Join Neil Perlin for an in-depth discussion in this video ✓ Challenge 13: Create a snippet, part of MadCap Flare 12 Essential Training.
- [Voiceover] Snippets are conceptually the same…as variables but they can contain text, graphics,…tables, videos, and anything else…that you would put into a topic, including a variable.…You can turn existing content into a snippet…or create a snippet from scratch.…In this challenge, you'll create,…insert and modify a snippet from scratch.…First, create a new snippet and call it Springer Spaniel.…Set its content as alert, cheerful and affectionate…and do a save all.…
Now open the Spaniels topic.…Add a new line at the bottom of the topic…and insert the Springer Spaniel snippet.…Then press Enter and insert it again…to simulate adding it to multiple topics.…Now change the snippet value.…You can reopen the snippet in the snippet editor,…but there's a shortcut.…Right click on the block bar to the left of the snippet…and select Open Link to open the snippet editor.…Put the pointer at the end of the text line,…press enter and type Active Too.…
Then do a save all.…Return to the Spaniels topic,…and you'll see that both instances of the snippet…
- Creating content using topics
- Adding and managing topics
- Importing files
- Inserting graphics
- Creating a table of contents, glossary, and cross-references
- Adding hyperlinks
- Formatting documents with stylesheets
- Creating master pages
- Single sourcing content
- Using variables and snippets
- Generating output
Skill Level Beginner
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1. Basic Concepts
2. Creating Content Using Topics
4. Adding Formatting
5. Single Sourcing
6. Understanding Outputs vs Targets
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