DITA topic type variable Author-it 5.0 to 5.2

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To enable the correct DITA topic type to be determined by the transformation application, you need to create a variable in the Author-it library. You cannot create variables by importing XML so you need to create this variable using the Author-it Administrator.

To create the <

  1. From Author-it Administrator, open your library.
  2. From the main menu go to Variables > Maintain Variables.

    The Manage Variables window opens.

    Variable Window

  3. Click the Add button.

    The Variable Default Settings window opens.

    DITA Topic Type Variable

    Create a List of Values type variable with the following values:

    • Topic
    • Task
    • Concept
    • Reference

      The default value should be topic.

  4. Click OK to save the variable.

Then assign the variable to the DITA topic templates with the following values:

Template

Value

DITA Topic

Topic

Task

Task

Concept

Concept

Reference

Reference