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 Editordo the following:
    1. Double-click on the map in the content library.

    2. In the Content Editor, hover over the map element in the map tree and click on the gear icon.
    3. In the Element Properties pop-up, click on the Pencil icon.Pencil icon in the Source Editor

    To open the Source Editor from the Content Editordo the following:
    1. Double-click on the map in the content library.

    2. In the Content Editor, right-click on the map element in the map tree.

    3. Choose Edit Element XML from the Context Menu.

    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 the Format the source icon.
  5. Click Save.
  6. If the Failed to Save Document window appears, click OK and fix the invalid XML code.