Edit the Map XML Code

You can open a map in the Source Editor directly from the Content Library or by using the Content Editor.

Important: If multiple users collaborate on a resource, Heretto CCMS places a collaboration lock on the topic and the XML code is not editable.
  1. Open a map in the Source Editor by doing any of the following:
    OptionDescription
    To open the Source Editor directly from the Content Library,in the Content Library, right- click a map and select Edit Source.
    To open the Source Editor from the Content Editor,
    1. Double-click a map in the Content Library.

    2. In the Content Editor, hover over a map element and click Edit element properties .
    3. In the element properties pop-up, click the Pencil button.Pencil button in the element properties window

    To open the Source Editor from the Content Editor,
    1. Double-click a map in the Content Library.

    2. In the Content Editor, right-click an element in the map tree and select Edit Element XML.

    Tip: You can edit the XML code of a map element, for example, a chapter with its child topics, by right-clicking the element and selecting Edit Element XML.
  2. Optional: Expand or collapse elements by clicking the corresponding Plus icons or Minus icons.
    Tip: Collapsing irrelevant elements increases readability and limits distractions.
  3. Edit the XML code.
    Tip: The gray line in the scroll bar indicates your cursor position.
  4. Optional: Make your code more readable by clicking Format source .
  5. Click Save.
  6. If the Failed to Save Document window appears, click OK and fix the invalid XML code.