- Create the variable normally, making sure you check the Prompt Before Publish option. Leave the value blank: you will assign this in the variable prompt window during publishing.
- Assign the variable to the Publishing Profile object.
- Create your content, adding the variables where needed. You do not need to assign values at topic or book level.
- Publish your book.
The variable prompt window opens when Author-it is ready to resolve the variables.
- Click inside the Value field for each variable and add the values for this publishing job. The values are discarded when publishing has completed, or is stopped.
- Click OK to continue publishing.