Create a new topic in a book

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In Author, creating a new topic in an open book saves it in the folder that is currently open in the Library Explorer. Right-click on another topic within the book and click Locate to make sure your new topic is saved in the same folder as the other topics.

To create a new topic in a book:

  1. Open the book in the Topic Editor.
  2. From the Book Contents toolbar, click the New Topic icon.
    • Click the icon to use the most recently used topic template.


    • Click the drop-down list to choose a topic template.
  3. The new topic opens in the editor.
  4. Type the topic title in the Description field.
  5. Click Save.