Authoring - Searching for changed content

In case your work is scattered around over an entire project and you might wonder which objects have changed and need to be published again you could launch the publish function at a higher level in your content, the publish function will only process the changed objects. However, a more convenient and less resource consuming approach would be to use the Workbench search function which allows you to search for changed objects.

Searching for changed objects

Just popup the menu of the project folder and select 'Search'. Select the 'Status' tab on the window that opens and select the 'Changed' status. Click 'Start' to initiate the search process. The found objects will be listed in the search pane on the bottom of the Workbench.

Changed objects found

You can locate the object in the tree by double clicking on an item in the result list. If you popup the menu you can also use the 'Go to' function. Once the object is located, the 'Properties' tab will be shown so that you can see and check the status.

Initiating the publish process from the search result

To publish all or some of the found objects in one run you select all or some of the items in the list, popup the menu and select the 'Publish' function. This will popup the 'Publish' window and you only have to click the 'Start' button to perform the publish of the selected items.


 About HelpServer
 Starting up and logging on
 The basic working principles
 Introducing the Workbench
 Adding a new project
 Creating the content structure with folders
 Adding the content in topics
 Previewing the result
 Changing the object description
 Adding new objects at a specific position in the folder
 Rearranging objects in a folder
 References to content objects
 Using the work modes
 The properties of a content object
 The properties of a reference to a content object
 Copying, cutting, and pasting
 The object status
 Searching for changed content
 Recovering unsaved changes
 Enabling and disabling a reference in a folder
 Auto selecting a topic in a folder
 Controlling the levels in the folder structure
 Grouping topics in a folder
 Your profile and Workbench preferences
 Using the content in help and documentation systems
 Formatting the content
 Searching and replacing text
 Reusing content with shares
 Navigating with hyperlinks
 Navigating with pointerpaths
 Using bookmarks and jumps
 Duplicating content with clones
 Using tables
 Including media files
 Navigating to web pages
 Using embedded chunks
 Including html code
 Navigating with menus
 Using snippets
 Spelling checking
 Using the view mode
 Creating an index
 Creating a FAQ
 Creating a glossary
 Team authoring
 Working with projects
 Setting up structured authoring
 Generating file based output
 Creating printed output
 Importing files and folders
 Loading files in the project gallery
 Converting legacy content
 Including legacy content in real time
 Transferring objects between installations
 Customizing the look and feel
 User accounts
 Working with templates
 Working with metadata
 Workflow management
 Using event exits
 Appendix A: The URL parameters
 Appendix B: The object indicators
 Appendix C: Play Javascript