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When you're working in a book you'll spend most of your time working in the Edit tab. The tab contains the commands for creating, formatting, and working with content.

In addition to these commands, the Format command group contains a

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Save Topic

Save Topic

Saves the open topic.

Cut

Cut

Cuts the selected content from the topic and copies it to the clipboard.

Copy

Copy

Copies the selected content from the topic to the clipboard.

Paste

Paste

Pastes the content from the clipboard into the topic. Select the paste option from the sub menu.

Show Hide Paragraph Marker

Paragraph Markers

Toggle command to show or hide the paragraph markers, tabs, line breaks, and end of cell control characters in the topic.

Change Case

Change Case

Changes the case of the selected text. Continue to select the command to change between sentence, upper, and lower case.

Non Breaking Hyphen

Insert Non-breaking Hyphen

Inserts a non-breaking hyphen at the cursor location.

Non Breaking Space

Insert Non-breaking Space

Inserts a non-breaking space at the cursor location.

Insert File Object

Insert File Object

Used to insert an existing File object into the topic at the selected location.

Insert OLE Object

Insert OLE Object

Opens a new File object so you can insert an OLE object at the selected location in the topic.

Insert Symbol

Insert Symbol

Opens the Insert Symbol window so you can select and insert a symbol into the topic.

Hyperlink

Insert Hyperlink

Opens the Select Hyperlink window. Select an existing Hyperlink object, or create a new link.

Insert Picture

Insert Picture

Opens a new File object so you can insert a new picture at the selected location in the topic.

Insert from Thumbnails

Insert from Thumbnails

Opens the Insert from Thumbnail window. Select a folder to display its File objects as thumbnails, then select the File object you want to insert into the topic.

Table

Insert Table

Inserts a table at the selected location. Drag the cursor over the table window to select the number of columns and rows in the table, or select a Quick Table. Use the Layout tab to modify the table.

Advanced Search

Advanced Search

Opens the Xtend Advance Search window used to locate fragments in a specific folder or release state.

Reuse Highlighting

Highlighting

Displays the Xtend fragment reuse highlighting in the topic content.

Set Variable Assignments

Variables

Lets you view the variable list, insert a variable, and assign a new value to a variable. Select the option from the sub menu.

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Templates

Assign or change the template used by the topic. You can also multi-select objects in the book contents and change the template.

Release State

Release State

Assign a release state or change the release state currently assigned to the topic. You can also multi-select objects in the book contents and change the release state.

Create New Variant

Create New Variant

Create a new variant for the selected object. Opens the Create Variant window so you can assign the criteria to the new object. The variant is stored in the same folder as the primary object.

Convert to Variant

Convert to Variant

Convert the selected object to a variant of another object, or add criteria to the selected object. Opens the Convert to Variant window.

Filter

Filter

Used to filter the book objects. Show all objects, select locales, select pre-saved favorite filters, or open the custom window to make a new selection.