Outline Placeholders

Outline placeholder elements enable you to quickly insert the elements that are common to a given topic type.

In the Content Editor, you can show or hide outline placeholders for common elements by clicking the gear icon and selecting Outline Placeholders.

Figure 1. Context Element Placeholder.

In the following example, a choice element placeholder appears inside a step element.

The Content Editor shows that the choice element can be inserted inside the step element, using a plus sign and a dashed line around the text to indicate that the element isn't yet inserted