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Saving and Testing Stationery

Once you have defined your Stationery design project, you need to save and test the Stationery. This process allows you to adjust the Stationery as needed before further customizing your design and deploying the Stationery for use.

Note: Document-specific information, such as groups, documents, and changes made with Document Designer, are not saved in Stationery files.

When you save the Stationery design project as Stationery, ePublisher stores all the style information, settings, and definitions from the project in the Stationery. ePublisher also copies the user, output format, and format target override files, and saves them as part of your Stationery.

To save your Stationery design project as Stationery and test it

  1. Open your Stationery design project.

  2. On the File menu, click Save as Stationery.

  3. Specify the Stationery name, location to store the Stationery, and the targets to include in the Stationery. For more information about an option, click Help.

  4. Click OK.

  5. Close ePublisher Pro.

  6. Open ePublisher Express.

  7. On the File menu, click New Project.

  8. Specify the project name and the location to store the project.

  9. In Stationery, specify your Stationery file, and then click Next.

  10. Add your standard sample source document to the project, and then click Finish. For more information about an option, click Help.

  11. On the Project menu, click Scan All Documents.

  12. On the Project menu, select the active target you want to test.

  13. On the Project menu, click Generate All.

  14. Review the generated output.

  15. Repeat steps 12-14 for each target in your project.

Once you finish customizing your Stationery, store it in a central location where writers can use it. If you move the Stationery, ePublisher Express notifies the writers when they open their projects that it cannot find the Stationery associated with the project. The writers then need to update their projects to use the Stationery in its new location.

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