How to create Abbreviations

To create abbreviations in Web Manuals, you have 3 different ways: Import an Excel with all abbreviations/definitions, manually add the abbreviations, or create them while editing your manual.

Import a list of abbreviations and definitions:

  1. Click on Module
  2. Abbreviations
  3. Actions
  4. Import
  5. Download the template
  6. Put in Excel all of your abbreviations and definitions
  7. Click on Actions again
  8. Import
  9. Upload the Excel sheet

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Add abbreviations manually in Web Manuals:

  1. Click on Module
  2. Abbreviations
  3. Click on Add
  4. Type your Abbreviation and Definition
  5. Add

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Create an Abbreviation in a manual:

If you type more than two capital letters in a row, it will show "Create New Abbreviation", click on it, and you can add the definition:

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For the autocomplete to be shown, it needs to be activated on the settings by an Admin, you can find more information in Why can't I add an abbreviation in a manual?

Note: Once you have created an abbreviation, the abbreviation name can't be changed afterward.

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