2021 September Release

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The dashboard is the central access to Fabasoft Xtechwriter. Once a user is authorized in the Xtechwriter configuration as an app user, a dashboard is created and displayed on “Home”. When the same user is removed as an app user, the dashboard also disappears.

Areas

The Xtechwriter dashboard is divided into the following areas:

  • Last Used Contents
    Displays your last used contents (e.g. Xtech documents and topics).
  • Xtech Documents
    Displays the Xtech documents that you have access to.
  • Publications
    Displays the publications that you have access to.
  • External Areas
    Displays the external areas that you have access to.
  • Shelves
    Displays the shelves that you have access to.

Note: The areas Publications and External Areas are only displayed when there is at last one entry.

Actions

You can perform the following actions:

  • Create Xtech Document
    You can create an Xtech document based upon a stylesheet.
  • Create External Area
    You can create an external area that belongs to a shelf or an Xtech document. External areas enable users to provide content when they do not have access to the actual Xtech document.
  • Create Shelf
    As an app administrator, you can create a shelf for the management of Xtech documents.
  • Switch to Configuration
    As an app administrator, you can switch to the Xtechwriter configuration in order to define settings.
  • Settings
    You can manage and edit general properties of the Xtechwriter dashboard (e.g. the logo or notification settings).