Introduction to the Map Editor

Use the Workbench Map Editor to edit, add, or remove elements and attributes in a DITA map or bookmap.

As an alternative to an external editor, you can use the Workbench Map Editor to edit DITA maps. The Map Editor presents the hierarchical DITA Map structure as a tree, similar to a table of contents, and allows easy organization and reorganization of the tree.

When the Map Editor is active in the Workbench, an Editor tab appears in the Workbench Ribbon:

Map Editor features:

Specify the Workbench Map Editor as your default map editor using Editor Preferences. See Setting Editor Preferences.