Another new feature today: Automatic numbering of your topics.
This was requested by user Tiana and I must admit: I was a bit hesitant about this one initially. I mean, Manula is all about interactive online manuals, so who needs numbered topics?
But then she explained:
“Well, we do a lot of phone support, and we often need to refer people to a manual topic for further info. And then it really helps if we can just say: look at chapter 3.3.2.”
Which makes a lot of sense 🙂 So we implemented it.
And now it’s live, I must say it is pretty cool. In fact, I suspect many users will switch this on.
Thank you Tiana for suggesting this!
The Auto-Number setting can be found in the Manual Settings screen, on the Customization tab:
Once you switch this on, you will immediately see the numbering appear in your topic editor:
And in the live online manual:
For the PDF version, we made a separate “Auto-Number” setting on the PDF tab of the Manual Settings screen. When turned on, your PDF’s Table of Contents will come out like this: