Create a Task Topic

The process for creating a task topic is similar to creating a concept topic, so let's get to it!

  1. In the Content Library, click Create New and select Task.
    Create a Task
  2. In the Title field, enter First Procedure
    Creating new task
  3. Click Create & Edit .
    First procedure task
  4. Place your cursor in the command element in the first step element and begin adding an instruction to your procedure.
    Tip: You can press Enter to add a new step and command element.
  5. Insert additional elements by clicking the + icon.
    Insert a step example element by clicking the Step Example option in the dropdown.
    Concept Task with dropdown
    Note: Note: Elements are context-sensitive. You may use only elements that appear in your cursor location.
    A step example element is added to your topic.
  6. Click the Image icon to add an image to your step example element.
    Toolbar with the image button highlighted
    The Select File window opens. If you don't have an image in your Content Library yet, you can click the Upload button to add one.
    Content library
  7. If your image is too large, resize the image by doing the following:
    1. Click the image.
    2. Click Attributes to open the Attributes tab.
    3. In the Width field, enter 400.
    Image Attributes with width highlighted
    Tip: Clicking an image opens the Select Media window where you can quickly change, align and set the width of an image.
Now that you've created a concept topic and a task topic, let's Create a Map to organize your content.