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User Guide
Reuse
Reuse Overview
The Reuse feature in the Topic Editor enables you to reuse content using direct and indirect references.
Viewing Element Level Reuse
Use the Topic Editor to see reused content and where it is reused.
Reuse Overview

The Reuse feature in the Topic Editor enables you to reuse content using direct and indirect references.

You can do this by inserting content references, key references, or content key references to identify elements in a topic or map for reuse.

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Use the Re-use Content menu to access the following commands:
  • Content references (Conref)

  • Content key references (Conkeyref)

Use the Link Menu to access the Insert Keyref option:
Viewing Element Level Reuse

Use the Topic Editor to see reused content and where it is reused.
prereq
Check that the Reuse icon is displayed in the toolbar. This icon indicates that the topic contains element level reuse.

  1. Open a topic in the Topic Editor.
  2. Click the Reuse icon and select Highlight Reused Content .

    Step Information

    Expected Result
    Reused content is highlighted in green.
  3. Place your cursor in the content. The element level reused icon displays.

    Expected Result
    The element level reused icon displays.
  4. Hover over the element level reuse icon to see topics reusing this content.

    Expected Result
    The topics reusing the content are displayed.
result
You are viewing element level reuse in the topic.