Show or hide the Edit Page, Email, Feedback, & Print icons

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The Edit, Email, Feedback, and Print icons work with the open topic.

Toolbar Icons

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Edit in Author

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Edit in Contribute

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Email this page

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Send Feedback

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Print this page

Edit in Author

The Edit in Author option enables the user to open the current topic in Author and make changes to the content. To edit the content you must have permissions to read and modify the topic, and have network access to the library.

After selecting the option the library opens and you are prompted to log in. The topic is opened in the Editor, ready for you to make your changes.

To show or hide the Edit in Author-it icon:

  1. Open the index.htm in Notepad and locate the configuration section.

    <!-- The configuration section to show/hide icons and use values from Author-it variables -->

  2. Locate the code for the Edit in Author-it icon.
    • To show the icon change the value to "true".
    • To hide the icon change the value to "false".

      <!-- Edit in Author-it icon-->

      <input id="editIcon" type="hidden" value="true" />

      <input id="sys_library_command_line" type="hidden" value="<authorit:sys_library_command_line>" />

      <input id="bookId" type="hidden" value="<authorit:sys_publish_book_id>" />

  3. Save the changes to the index.htm file.

Edit in Contribute

The Edit in Contribute option enables the user to open the current topic in Contribute and make changes to the content. The user must have permissions to read and modify the topic, and have network access to the library using Contribute.

After selecting the option Contribute is opened and you are prompted to log in. Once you have logged in, the topic is opened in the Editor, ready for you to make your changes.

Important: The Web Help variables <library details.

Note: Contribute requires Microsoft IE 6 or above, to display the option to edit the page in Contribute the user must be viewing the Web Help in Microsoft IE 6 or above.

To show or hide the edit in Contribute icon:

  1. Open the index.htm in Notepad and locate the configuration section.

    <!-- The configuration section to show/hide icons and use values from Author-it variables -->

  2. Locate the code for the Edit in Contribute icon.
    • To show the icon change the value to "true".
    • To hide the icon change the value to "false".

      <!-- Edit in Author-it Contribute icon-->

      <input id="editLiveIcon" type="hidden" value="true" />

      <input id="liveServer" type="hidden" value="<authorit:web_help_live_server_url>" />

      <input id="liveServerAlias" type="hidden" value="<authorit:web_help_live_server_alias>" />

  3. Save the changes to the index.htm file.

Email this page

The Email this page option opens an email message with a link to the page displayed in the Web Help window.

To show or hide the Email This Page icon:

  1. Open the index.htm in Notepad and locate the configuration section.

    <!-- The configuration section to show/hide icons and use values from Author-it variables -->

  2. Locate the code for the Email this page icon.
    • To show the icon change the value to "true".
    • To hide the icon change the value to "false".

      <!-- Email this page icon -->

      <input id="emailIcon" type="hidden" value="true" />

      <input id="siteName" type="hidden" value="<authorit:sys_description>" />

  3. Save the changes to the index.htm file.

Send feedback

The Send feedback option enables the user to send comments about the page they are viewing to a designated email address in your company.

Important: The Web Help variable <

To show or hide the Feedback icon:

  1. Open the index.htm in Notepad and locate the configuration section.

    <!-- The configuration section to show/hide icons and use values from Author-it variables -->

  2. Locate the code for the Send feedback icon.
    • To show the icon change the value to "true".
    • To hide the icon change the value to "false".

      <!-- Send feedback icon -->

      <input id="sendFeedbackIcon" type="hidden" value="true" />

      <input id="feedbackEmail" type="hidden" value="<authorit:web_help_feedback_email>" />

  3. Save the changes to the index.htm file.

Print this page

The Print this page option enables the user to print the topic content for the page they are viewing. The printed page includes the topic content only.

To show or hide the Print This Page icon:

  1. Open the index.htm in Notepad and locate the configuration section.

    <!-- The configuration section to show/hide icons and use values from Author-it variables -->

  2. Locate the code for the Print this page icon.
    • To show the icon change the value to "true".
    • To hide the icon change the value to "false".

      <!-- Print this page icon-->

      <input id="printIcon" type="hidden" value="true" />

  3. Save the changes to the index.htm file.