Macros are names enclosed in percent signs that are that are expanded to some other text when the topic is displayed. For example,
is expanded to MacrosQuickStart
, the title of this topic.
Some macros can take arguments in curly braces - for example,
Many macro definitions are built-in, and others (preference settings
) are predefined for your convenience. You can also define your own
at the entire site, individual web, or individual topic level. For more information, see Macros
Macros are fully expanded before
any of the text formatting rules are applied.
There are many graphics available to use in your topics. Use
, respectively. DocumentGraphics
lists them all.
To "escape" a macro, prefix it with an exclamation mark. Write:
to get: %SOMEMACRO%.