A skin is like a “frame” that surrounds the topic content and navigation for an online output. Learn about skin concepts in general and the two types of skins that you can create, the traditional “tripane” skin and the newer “topnav.”
- [Voiceover] In this video you'll learn what a skin is.…And learn about two different types…of skins that Flare can create.…The skin is effectively a frame around an online output.…So here for example is typical online output…that we've been generating…and what we have at the top is this narrow toolbar pane…over on the left is the navigation tabs pane,…where the table of contents would appear,…the glossary would appear.…And then over here is where the topic appears…so the topic itself, this is controlled…by the style sheet, the CSS, and the table CSS.…
We can also have a breadcrumb trail above the topic,…the UR here, maybe a header above the topic,…maybe a footer below the topic.…The breadcrumb trail, the header,…and the footer are controlled by the master page.…Everything else, mainly this toolbar pane…and this navigation pane are controlled by the skin.…Flare can create two different types of skins.…They're called the tri pane and top navigation or top nav.…
So what you see here is an example of the tri pane.…
- 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
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1. Basic Concepts
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4. Adding Formatting
5. Single Sourcing
6. Understanding Outputs vs Targets
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