Display library level variables


You are able to view the list of variables for the library from within Author. Using this option, the variable properties can only be viewed. You are not able to directly modify or delete this information from this window.

Note: Other options are used to update a variable value when it has been assigned to an object.

The library list can be used to view a variable's properties, its usage in the library, and the assignments throughout the library.

To display the library variables:

  1. In the main window choose File > Manage Variables. The list displays the variables available in the library.


  2. Double-click on a variable to display its Properties window.

    Variable Default Settings Window

  3. When you have finished viewing, choose OK to close the properties window.
  4. Choose OK to close the variable list window.