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User Guide
Adding a Warehouse Topic to a Map

Add a warehouse topic to a map as a keydef so you can insert it as a conkeyref in topics.

Adding a topic as a keydef identifies the warehouse topic a resource-only file that’s used to resolve key references. Keydefs are not published.

prereq
You have a warehouse topic with some variable text in it. For more information, see Setting Variable Content in a Warehouse Topic.

  1. Open a map in the Map Editor.
  2. Drag and drop a warehouse topic from the Content Library into the Map Editor Pane.

    Expected Result
    The drop-down menu displays.

  3. Select Keydef .

    Expected Result
    The Keys field displays.

  4. Enter a Key name.

    Example
    Enter vars.

  5. Click Save to save changes made to the map.  

    Expected Result
    The Keydef element is inserted. A key icon and the key name display next to the warehouse topic.

result

You added the warehouse topic as a keydef element in a map.

postreq
Now, you’re ready to insert a conkeyref to a variable in your warehouse topic. For more information, see Inserting a Conkeyref into a Topic.