Simplified XML

The structured authoring environment allows you to enforce consistent structure across similar types of information. To use the structured authoring environment, an author must have a good understanding of the content rules and XML.

The Simplified XML feature eliminates the need to know the underlying content rules or the XML structure to create or work on a structured document. The Simplified XML view provides an inter­face that is very similar to the WYSIWYG View. However, it contains form fields for every element that an author can work with. The Quick Element Toolbar (QET) is also customized for authoring in Simplified XML view, which allows you to easily insert valid objects in your structured document.

This section covers the following topics:

Simplified XML user interface

Use the Simplified XML view

Customize the Simplified XML authoring environment