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Navigator for Master Documents

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In a master document, you can switch the Navigator between normal view and master view.

Master Documents and Subdocuments

The Navigator lists the main components of the master document. If you rest the mouse pointer over a name of a sub-document in the list, the full path of the sub-document is displayed.

The master view in the Navigator displays the following icons:

Toggle Master View

Switches between master view and normal view.

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Toggle Master View

Edit

Edit the contents of the component selected in the Navigator list. If the selection is a file, the file is opened for editing. If the selection is an index, the index dialog is opened.

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Edit

Update

Click and choose the contents that you want to update.

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Update

Selection

Updates the contents of the selection.

Indexes

Updates all indexes.

Links

Updates all links.

All

Updates all contents.

Edit link

This command is found by right-clicking an inserted file in the Navigator.Changes the link properties for the selected file.

Insert

Inserts a file, an index, or a new document into the master document.

Tip.png You can also insert files into the master document by dragging a file from your desktop and dropping on the master view of the Navigator.
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Insert

Index

Inserts an index or a table of contents into the master document.

File

Inserts one or more existing files into the master document.

New Document

Creates and inserts a new sub-document. When you create a new document, you are prompted to enter the file name and the location where you want to save the document.

Text

Inserts a new paragraph in the master document where you can enter text. You cannot insert text next to an existing text entry in the Navigator.

Save Contents as well

Saves a copy of the contents of the linked files in the master document. This ensures that the current contents are available when the linked files cannot be accessed.

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Save Contents as well

Move Down

Moves the selection down one position in the Navigator list. You can also move entries by dragging and dropping them in the list. If you move a text section onto another text section, the text sections are merged.

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Move Down

Move Up

Moves the selection up one position in the Navigator list. You can also move entries by dragging and dropping them in the list. If you move a text section onto another text section, the text sections are merged.

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Move Up

Delete

Deletes the selection from the Navigator list.