Create a Sample Map and Topics that use the New Slide Layouts

To see the new PowerPoint template in action, set up a sample DITA map and topics that refer to the layouts.

Create a sample map and topics so you can test the plugin and explore the resulting PowerPoint output.
  1. Create a sample map by following the guidance provided in this topic: Create a PowerPoint-Ready DITA Map.
  2. Create sample topics by following the guidance provided in this topic: Create PowerPoint-Ready Topics.
  3. When you're creating the topics, be sure to use your new slide layout labels for the outputclass attribute.
    Tip: Open the local copy of mappings.xml to see a list of your layout options.
Once you have a sample map and topics, you're ready to test the updated DITA to PowerPoint plugin.