The topnav (Top Navigation) skin is new, only introduced in Flare 11. It replaces the three panes of the Tripane with a simpler two-pane model that’s more up-to-date but that makes no provision for an index. If your table of contents is small only contains a few level 1 heads, if you don’t have an index, or if you simply want a look that’s says “web site” rather than “online help”, the topnav skin is for you. Learn how to create and apply a topnav skin to your projects.
- [Voiceover] In this video you'll learn…how to create and apply a Topnav skin.…So, let's go ahead and create one.…I'm going to click up on the menu on File, New,…and when the Add File dialog box opens up…I'll click the pull down for file type, and select Skin.…It now wants me to select the template,…and in this case we're going to do the Top Navigation.…So I'll select HTML5 Top Navigation,…and I'll leave it in the root folder,…but for the file name I'll call it…lynda Topnav skin,…Topnav is a pretty common abbreviation for…Top Navigation in the Flare world,…and I'll click add.…
So this is going to open up in the HTML5 skin editor.…It's a little different than the previous skin editor…that you saw for the tri pane,…because there aren't as many options.…But, if I click on setup this lets me…specify the number of menu levels to show…where my menu panes display, various other options,…styles, this lets me specify, again, the settings…for different properties, and one of the problems…has always been the fact that there's so much going on…
- 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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4. Adding Formatting
5. Single Sourcing
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