How to copy a chapter to another manual

Updated Jul 29, 2020

While you cannot copy a chapter to another manual, you can copy the articles from one chapter to another using the "Add Article" dialog. If you want to make a copy of content in a chapter and add it to a chapter in another manual then follow these steps.

1. Create a new chapter

  1. Navigate to a manual you want the content to appear in
  2. Click Create New Chapter
Click New

1.1. Include a Title > Save Chapter

New chapter

2. Select Add existing article from the chapter action menu

  1. Next to the chapter you just created, click the action menu
  2. Select Add Existing Article
add existing article to chapter

3. Duplicate articles

Navigate to the chapter that has the articles you would like to add. While you can Reference or Move articles when adding them to a chapter, for our purposes here we can to Duplicate the articles. Click the Duplicate button next to each article that you want to add.

When you are done duplicating articles click the Done button.

duplicate articles

Publishing the articles in the chapter

After you add the articles, they will not be published. If you want to publish them all at once, simply click the chapter action menu and select Publish.

publish chapter

Publish all articles

publish all articles



Can you reference a particular header within an article without hyperlinking to the anchor name?

Trevor DeVore

@Billie - If you want to link to a particular header then you have to use the anchor name. That is the only way to link to a specific area on an HTML page.

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