Use the Book Contents toolbar to manage the structure of your content, and to add or remove objects from the book.
Book Properties menu
Right-click the book object and open the Properties. This menu is displayed on the Book Contents tab.
This menu is displayed above the Table of Contents when a book is opened in the Editor.
Promotes the selected object to be at the same level as its parent in the hierarchy.
Demotes the selected object to be the first child of the object immediately preceding it in the hierarchy.
Moves the selected object before its preceding object in the hierarchy.
Moves the selected object after the object following it in the hierarchy.
Only available in the Book Properties view. Expands the hierarchy to reveal the children of the selected object.
Only available in the Book Properties view. Collapses the hierarchy to hide the children of the selected object.
Expands the entire contents hierarchy to reveal all objects.
Collapses the entire contents hierarchy to hide all but the top level objects.
Only available in the Book Properties view. Opens the selected object in a new window.
Removes the selected object and all of its descendants from the contents of the Book. When you remove an object from a Book, Author-it will prompt you to permanently delete it from the Library if it has no relationships with other objects.
Saves the Book structure.
Only available in the Editor. Used to create a new topic in the book. The drop-down menu displays a list of templates to choose from. The selected template is remembered and used by each new topic created in the book until a new template is selected.
Show topic pane
Only available in the Editor when the object details are displayed. Displays the book's content pane and the topic editing pane.
Only available in the Editor when the topic editing pane is displayed. Displays the details of the objects in the book, including the object template, modified date, status, and release state.
Lock book contents
Locks (or unlocks) the book contents to protect against accidental changes.
Note: This setting is applied at user-level rather than library level. When selected, the setting is applied against all books that user has open in the library; other users are not affected by the selection. When the setting is applied most of the other options on the toolbar are disabled (the exceptions are the expand and collapse and show details options).