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Table Of Contents

Part I: Writing in DITA
Chapter 1 Topic-Based Writing in DITA
Chapter 2 Task Topics
Chapter 3 Concept Topics
Chapter 4 Reference Topics
Chapter 5 Short Descriptions
Part II: Architecting Content
Chapter 6 DITA Maps and Navigation
Chapter 7 Linking
Chapter 8 Metadata
Chapter 9 Conditional Processing
Chapter 10 Content Reuse
Part III: Converting and Editing
Chapter 11 Converting Content to DITA
Chapter 12 DITA Code Editing
Chapter 13 Content Editing
About the Authors
Books, Topics, and Webs of Information
Advantages of Writing in Topics for Writing Teams
DITA Topic Types
Task Orientation
Minimalist Writing
To Wrap Up
Topic-Based Writing Checklist
Task Analysis Form
Separate Task Information from Conceptual or Reference Information
Task Components and DITA Elements
Task Topic Checklist
Concept Components and DITA Elements
Describe One Type of Reference Material per Topic
Organize Reference Information Effectively
Format Reference Information Consistently
Reference Components and DITA Elements
The <shortdesc> Element
Guidelines for Writing Effective Short Descriptions
Short Descriptions for Task, Concept, and Reference Topics
Writing Short Descriptions for Converted Content
The <abstract> Element
Short Description Examples
DITA Map Structure
Information Organization
Information Modeling
DITA Map Ownership
Reference Non-DITA Content
Include Relationship Tables in DITA Maps
Override Topic Titles and Short Descriptions
Suppressing Topics from the Table of Contents
Suppressing Content from PDF Output
Suppressing Content from HTML Output
Navigation and DITA Maps Checklist
Hierarchical Links
Inline Links
Control How Links Are Displayed
Related Links
Collection Types
Links Created with the Importance Attribute
Linking Scope
Link Testing
Linking Checklist
Why Is Metadata Important?
Types of Metadata
Custom Metadata
Metadata Inheritance
Metadata Checklist
Conditional Processing Attributes
Creating a Conditional Processing Scheme
Applying Conditional Processing Attributes
Multiple and Compound Conditions
Identifying Applied Conditional Values
Testing Your Scheme
Conditional Processing Checklist
Reusing Elements by Using Content References
Reusing Topics
Reusing DITA Maps
Reusing Content from Non-DITA Sources
Writing for Reuse
Deciding Which Content to Reuse
Track Your Reuse
Reuse Checklist
Conversion Goals
Create a Pilot Team
Conversion Process
Step 1. Assess the State of Your Content
Step 2. Plan and the Conversion
Step 3. Prepare the Content for Conversion
Step 4. Convert Your Source Files
Step 5. Address Postconversion Issues
Step 6. Evaluate the Conversion Process
Conversion Sizing Table
Code Reviews
Identifying Code Reviewers
Limiting the Scope of the Review
Preparing for Code Reviews
Performing a Code Review
Code Reviews for Content Not in Topic Form
Code Review Checklist
Defining, Scheduling, and Submitting Content Edits
Providing Editorial Feedback
Editing the Content in DITA Topics and Maps
Editing the Output
Content Editing Checklist
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DITA [Laura Bellamy, Michelle Carey, Jenifer Schlotfeld

DITA [Laura Bellamy, Michelle Carey, Jenifer Schlotfeld

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