Join Neil Perlin for an in-depth discussion in this video ✓ Solution 13: Create a snippet, part of MadCap Flare 12 Essential Training.
(melodic chords)…- [Voiceover] Okay, here's my solution.…First, I'll create the new snippet.…So I'll select File, New.…Click up on the File Type field,…pull down and select Snippet.…Earlier we created one from existing content,…here I'm creating one from scratch.…So, in the File Name field down at the bottom,…I'll call it Springer Spaniel Snippet.…
Click on Add, and it opens up in the snippet editor,…it's giving me some predefined text…which I'm going to select and overwrite…by typing Alert comma cheerful comma and affectionate.…Do a Save All.…And this is a simple snippet, but…it will illustrate how this works.…Now I'll open up the spaniels topic,…and I'll put the pointer up at the top…at the beginning of the first text line,…press Enter a couple of times,…and then put the pointer on the first blank line…and up on the menu I'll select Insert,…and then in the Single Source group…just in the center of the ribbon I'll select Snippet.…
Here's a list of all my snippets, there's only one…so I'll select it, click on OK,…
- 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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Word 2013: Creating Long Documentswith Maria Langer3h 19m Intermediate
1. Basic Concepts
2. Creating Content Using Topics
4. Adding Formatting
5. Single Sourcing
6. Understanding Outputs vs Targets
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