User Guide
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User Guide
Map Editor Interface
Interacting with the Map Editor
Use the Map Editor to preview, edit, and save a map.
Map Preview Tab
Use the Map Preview Tab to navigate and perform actions on topics while previewing a map.
Using the Resource Viewer Pane in the Map Preview
Use the Map Editor to preview a topic and view its details.
Interacting with the Map Editor

Use the Map Editor to preview, edit, and save a map.
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In the Map Editor , you can:

  1. To preview the map, click the Map Preview Tab.

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    Expected Result
    The Map Preview Tab displays.
  2. To navigate the map, click Next and then click Previous .

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  3. To navigate the map using the map tree, click an element.

    Step Information
    Expected Result
    The Map Editor Pane scrolls to the element and displays it. The topic is highlighted in the Map Preview Tab, with the filename and title displayed.
  4. To edit the map structure and elements, in the Map Editor , right-click an item to access the context menu.

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  5. To open the topic for editing, click Edit .

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    Expected Result
    The topic is open in the Topic Editor .
  6. Modify the topic.
  7. To save the topic, click Save .

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  8. To save the map, click Save .

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  9. To exit the Map Editor , click Close .

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    Map Editor

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You are done interacting with the map.

Map Preview Tab

Use the Map Preview Tab to navigate and perform actions on topics while previewing a map.
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The Map Preview Tab enables you to navigate and preview topics within a map. You can use the Map Preview Tab to view all content within a map without opening each file individually.

Note:You must have a map open in the Map Editor to preview it.

You can click Preview to open the Map Preview Tab.

You can click Previous or Next to navigate the files, or click Edit to open the topic in the Topic Editor .
You can also use the icons in the Map Preview Tab to perform actions:
You can perform the following actions by clicking one of the icons:
Icon Name Description
Status menu Changes the file status.
File information Displays the file information.
Edit Opens the Topic Editor .
History Displays file history and revisions.
Comments Displays file comments and allows you to add new comments.
Using the Resource Viewer Pane in the Map Preview

Use the Map Editor to preview a topic and view its details.
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You have a map open and want to view the file’s details and activity.

  1. To preview the map, click the Map Preview Tab.

    Step Information

    Expected Result
    The Map Preview Tab displays.
  2. Click the details icon

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    Expected Result
    The file details displays.

  3. Click Activity.

    Expected Result
    The file activity displays.

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You are viewing the file’s details and activity.