Although using Tópico to it's fullest requires a bit of knowledge about some web publishing standards, starters should find it easy enough to create and publish simple document collections.
To complete these tutorials, you'll need:
- The Starter version of Tópico;
- About 30 minutes of available time.
Before completing these tutorials, make sure you:
- Make room on your desktop by moving your browser window to the right;
- Open Tópico and place the window on the left;
- Start with the first tutorial;
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The basic tutorials cover the following subjects.
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In this tutorial, you'll create a new collection, which contains at least one home topic. This main topic will become the home page of your web site or your publication.
In this tutorial, you'll organize your topic collection hierarchically. This tree structure will be used to create your publication's main menu during the publishing process.
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to rename a file in your collection.
In this tutorial, you'll be introduced to editing your topics content in a way that will make it's visual formatting more flexible and consistent.
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to add links to your topics. You can add links to other topics in the collection or any web page on the internet.
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create numbered and unnumbered lists in your topics.
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to add a table to your topic and set it's property so it can be more easily formatted with a stylesheet.
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to add an image to your topic.
In this tutorial, you'll learn on to set some non visual properties for your topics. These properties are often called metadata in most content management systems.
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to set some collection properties. Some of these properties, like the keywords, apply to all the topics in the collection.
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to select a publishing package that will serve as the starting point of your publication customization.
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to publish your collection as a complete web site.
Once you've published you collection once, you might want to try publishing with different packages to see if there is one that better meets your need.
In this tutorial, you'll learn what to upload to your web server to make your publication available online.
In this tutorial, you'll learn how easy it is to publish your collection to a CD-ROM, for faster access and offline reading.