Create DITA Glossary Entry Document

Q

How to create a DITA Glossary Entry document with FrameMaker?

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A

A DITA Glossary Entry Document is used for defining a single sense of a given term.

You can follow this tutorial to create a DITA Glossary Entry document with FrameMaker.

1. Start FrameMaker.

2. Click "File > New > XML" menu. You see "New XML" screen.

3. Select "DITA > Glossaryentry" and click "OK". You see a blank template DITA Glossary Entry document displayed.

4. Click on the "XML View" icon in the menu bar and next to the search icon. You see the XML elements of the DITA Glossary Entry document.

5. Enter more details to complete the Glossary Entry document as shown below:

<glossentry id="id17BC80X0WSN">
    <glossterm>HTML</glossterm>
    <glossdef>Hyper-Text Markup Language</glossdef>
    <glossBody>
        <glossUsage>HTML is used to create Web pages served through 
        Web servers. When a client browser retrieves the HTML code of a Web 
        page from a Web server, it will render each elements in the HTML 
        code to build the Web page.
        </glossUsage>
    </glossBody>
</glossentry>

6. Click "File > Save As" to save the document to DITA-Topic-Glossary-Entry-Example.xml in "XML (*.xml)" format.

The picture below shows you how to create a new DITA Glossary Entry document in FrameMaker:
Create DITA Glossary Entry Document in FrameMaker

 

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