The topnav 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 top nav or top navigation skin.…So again, creating a top nav skin is easy.…I'll click up on the menu on file,…select the second option, new.…And when the add file dialog box opens up…I'll click the file type pull down again and select skin.…It asks us to select the skin template we want to use…and we decide HTML 5 top navigation…and for the file name I'll call it Lynda…topnav…skin.…
And click add.…So it opens in the top nav skin editor.…And on the setup tab you see there's a lot fewer options…because in some respects the top nav skin…is simpler than the tripane.…In other respects it's more complex…but the immediate option's a lot simpler.…Do we want the pane on the left or the right?…How many menu levels do we want to see?…The default is three but you can…go deeper than that if you want.…Styles I can set again all different types of settings…for things like background colors, logos,…search box properties, and more.…
And UI text, again let's me control the label…
- 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
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4. Add Formatting
5. Single Sourcing
6. Understanding Outputs vs. Targets
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