Create a Navigational Heading

Insert navigational elements in your DITA map to show map titles in the output.

  1. In the content library, double-click a map to open it in the Content Editor.
  2. Right-click the map element, and select Append element > topichead from the Context Menu.
    To add a topic head element, the user needs to right-click on the map element, choose to append element and select topichead from the list.
  3. Hover over the topichead element and click the gear icon.
  4. Fill in the Navtitle field with the title of your navigational heading.
  5. Drag a map from the content library or the pane on the left and drop it onto the topichead element.
    Dragging and dropping a submap onto the topichead element
  6. If a dialog appears, select mapref element and click Insert.
Figure 1. Navigational Heading.

The map is added as a child of the topichead element.

A submap as a child element of a topichead element.