00:00:09This video highlights the features that improve
the existing profiling support.
00:00:14You will learn how you can customize the Author
editing area to mark profiled content so you
00:00:19can instantly spot different variants of the
00:00:28The sample we use in our demonstration is
a lawnmowing manual with
00:00:32instructions about mowing techniques and equipment
00:00:37Our DitaMap guide contains topics that address
different levels of user skills and different
00:00:43types of equipment.
00:00:44This required a profiling based on the intended
audience and mower type.
00:00:49All defined profiling conditions are kept
in the application settings.
00:00:54We'll use a shortcut to get there quickly.
00:00:58We have previously defined two profiling attributes:
00:01:01- "product", having as values three types
of lawn mowers: electric, gas-powered and
00:01:10- "audience" having the values Expert and
00:01:17Our documents are already profiled and we
choose to display the profiling markers.
00:01:26As you can see, the Maintenance topic contains
information addressed to all audiences and
00:01:32The text contains a lot of profiling and this
makes difficult the editing in a specific
00:01:39To help us identify quickly the sections of
document intended to specific product or audience,
00:01:45we can apply styling to profiled content.
00:01:47Back to Profiling Settings... Colors and Styles
00:01:53Note that the styles table already contains
an empty style for each profiling value
00:01:58defined in the conditional text options page.
00:02:01This helps us quickly associate profiling
00:02:05You can individually style each profiling
00:02:08let oXygen do this for you by choosing the
Automatic Styling option.
00:02:13To manually set styling for a profiling value,
double click its corresponding entry in the
00:02:19profiling styles table.
00:02:21Here we can set a foreground color,
00:02:24a background color, apply text decoration
and text styling.
00:02:30There are predefined color samples, but you
can also pick any custom color you would like.
00:02:37Choosing the right style for a specific profiling
attribute is a matter of personal taste, but
00:02:44- avoid excessive profiling.
00:02:46If the same block of text is profiled with
two or more profiling attributes, their associated
00:02:53Depending on the styling, this might result
in an excessively styled content that may
00:02:58prove difficult to read or work with;
00:03:02- profile only differences.
00:03:03There is no need to profile common content,
since excessive profiling can visually pollute
00:03:10- use mnemonics.
00:03:11A mnemonic associated with a style will help
you spot instantly different types of content.
00:03:18For example, in our case, we can choose different
foreground colors for the "product" attribute.
00:03:24Thus, we associate blue with electricity,
00:03:27red with gasoline,
00:03:28and green with eco-friendly manual reel mower.
00:03:34So, we set a blue foreground color for electric...
00:03:40red for gas-powered ...
00:03:47and green for manual.
00:03:52For the Expert profiling we choose a light
00:03:54and an underline italic text.
00:04:00For Novice we choose only a light green background.
00:04:04Now... going back to the document...
00:04:08we enable the "Show Profiling Colors and Styles"
00:04:12Note that the styling is now applied in the
00:04:16the Outline view and Dita Maps Manager view.
00:04:21Also, to help you identify more easily the
needed profiling in the current context,
00:04:27the styling is applied in the "Edit Profiling
Attributes" dialog and
00:04:32in the inline form control that allows you
to quickly set the profiling attributes.
00:04:37Now we can easily spot the content written
for specific output.
00:04:42For example, after a quick look at the DITA
Maps Manager view, we can see that there are
00:04:46two topics specially written for gas-powered
00:04:50All the other topics will go into the manuals
of all types of mowers.
00:04:55More, after a quick look over the Maintenance
topic, we see that it contains sections designed
00:05:01for each type of mower:
00:05:03electric... gas-powered... manual...
00:05:07Also, one of the maintenance task - cleaning
the mower's underside for debris - combines
00:05:13two profiling styles
00:05:14(red and blue foregrounds) meaning that it
is designed for both Gas-powered (red) and
00:05:19Electric (blue) mowers.
00:05:22These colors are combined, resulting a purple
00:05:26If you feel that the document is overcolored
you can also customize the profiling markers.
00:05:32For example, you can choose a different color
for the marker's border in the 'Attributes
00:05:37Rendering' options page.
00:05:39You can also set the attribute names and values
foreground and background colors, and the
00:05:45displayed profiling information, more specifically,
if the name of the attribute should be included
00:05:50in the profiling marker.
00:05:54You can also remove the profiling marker completely
by turning off the "Show Profiling Attributes"
00:06:06Now that we are happy with the result, we
want to share the profiling settings
00:06:10with other members of the team.
00:06:13Thus, we'll save all profiling options at
00:06:17Using a source control system we can share
the project with the rest of the team.
00:06:21We'll choose to overwrite already existing
00:06:26Now, for the colors and styles page...and
for the attributes rendering page.
00:06:37If any of the team members wants to further
customize the styling, for example, he or
00:06:42she can go back to global options and adjust
them as needed.
00:06:54Another feature designed to help you focus
on the current profiling context is the ability
00:06:59to hide content filtered out by the currently
applied condition set.
00:07:04Let's apply one of the defined condition sets.
00:07:07When "Show Excluded Content" option is on,
the content filtered out by the applied condition
00:07:13set fades out.
00:07:15If you prefer to hide it completely to allow
you to focus on a specific type of content,
00:07:21turn this option off.
00:07:23Now, let's see how the output will look like
if the gas-powered condition set is applied.
00:07:31And now, for the Manual condition set.
00:07:36To remind you that document content is hidden,
oXygen displays labels showing the currently
00:07:41applied condition set.
00:07:44These labels are displayed in the Author editing
area, the Outline View and DITA Maps Manager
00:07:53To switch back to the full content display,
you can use the shortcut action, from the
00:07:56label's contextual menu.
00:08:02And this concludes our demonstration.
00:08:04For more information, you can also watch the
related video demonstrations.