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Creating a new article in Content Station 10

Creating a new article in Content Station 10

Creating a new article is one of the ways of working with articles in Content Station 10.

Quick steps

Step 1. Click Create new... at the top of the page.

The Create New dialog is displayed. the Print article icon is already selected.

Step 2. Choose a template from the list to base the article on and click Next.

Tip: Type any part of the name of the template to filter the list.

Step 3. Fill out all necessary details and click Create. The article is created and opened for editing.

Step 3

Detailed steps

Step 1. (Optional) If you want to directly add the article to a Dossier, open that Dossier first.

Step 2. In the toolbar at the top of the screen, click Create New... .

The top toolbar

The 'Create New' window appears.

Creating a new article

The window allows you to create a new Print article (left) or a new Dossier (right).

Creating an article in Content Station is done by basing it on a template. Typically, many templates will have been made available, each containing their own set of article components and styling.

Step 3. Make sure that the Print article icon is selected (it is by default).

Step 4. From the list, select a template to base the article on.

Tip: Type any part of the name of the template to filter the list.

Once a template is selected, the Next button becomes available.

Step 5. Click Next.

The Properties window appears.

Article properties

Step 5. Set the properties for the article.

Note about the Dossier field: (This feature requires Content Station 10.28 or higher. It is also assumed here that this field has been added to the Properties window by the system administrator) The Dossier field allows you to quickly add the article to a new or an existing Dossier.

Choose one of the following options:

  • Leave the field blank to not add the article to a Dossier.
  • Choose New Dossier to create a Dossier with the same name as the article and to automatically add the article to that Dossier.
  • Choose an existing Dossier to add the article to it (type any part of the name to quickly find a Dossier).

Step 6. Click Create.

The article is created and opened for editing.

Next steps

Now that the article is created, you can work on it in the following ways:

Document history

  • 10 August 2017: Added information about the Dossier field.
  • 18 May 2017: Updated screenshots.
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