Reuse Variables through Keyrefs

You reuse variables from the variable warehouse maps through keyword elements and keyref attributes.

Add a variable warehouse map to a deliverable map. See Add Variable Warehouse Maps to Deliverable Maps.
  1. Open a map with a topic in which you want to reuse a variable.
  2. Navigate to the topic in which you want to insert the variable.
  3. Place your cursor where you want to insert the variable.
  4. Open the Con/Keyref drop-down menu by pressing Cmd > Shift > K (Mac) or Ctrl > Shift > K (Windows).
  5. Do any of the following:
    • Begin entering the variable @keys attribute value.

      Heretto CCMS automatically highlights the closest match.

    • Find the variable by browsing the list.
  6. Use your keyboard keys or mouse to select and insert a variable.