notusBookBuild training

Our notusBookBuild tool can take a huge stream of S1000D data modules and very quickly produce a formatted book, with hyperlinks, contents and indexes, and many other features. This course will give you all the skills to get the most out of this powerful tool.

Using notusBookBuild (B1)

A course to teach the preparation of data, plus the settings and options for notusBookBuild

Who is this course for?

Anyone needing to create a book or publication from S1000D data modules.

How long is the course?

1 day on-site, or
2 half-day sessions on-line

What does the course cover?

We cover the requirements for creating the publication module, then go over the entire BookBuild process, including:

Publication Module
  • Publication module structure
  • Explicit vs generic DM references
  • Use of the < pmEntryType > attribute
  • Using the PM Builder application
Getting ready to build
  • Preparing the data set (DMs and ICNs)
  • The PM Map – setting project variables
  • Stylesheet options – determining automation and output options
  • Applicability – setting inclusions and exclusions for the publication from the ACT and PCT
  • Using TIRs/CIRs for common information
The build process
  • Starting the build
  • Understanding progress messages and using the log file
  • Reviewing the final build and setting PDF options

Mekon training

Your training will be lead by a professional in the topic with many years of experience both of the subject matter and in bringing it to you, the audience. Your trainer will want to understand both your current knowledge and your learning (and business) needs. They will evolve the course during its delivery ensuring that it meets your requirements, giving you far more than just an academic presentation. You will learn what is most relevant to you and feel empowered to take the next steps in implementing your training and improving your working environment.

Where and when?

You can take your training course wherever is most convenient for you and your team. We prefer face-to-face either at your site, or at our offices in Sutton, Surry, England. However, we can also conduct all of our courses on-line avoiding travel restrictions and covid isolation issues.

All of our courses are available at a mutually suitable time between your team and the relevant specialist instructor. When you call to book we can organise all the details.

Next steps

Please fill in the form opposite with brief details of your training requirement. One of our team will then be in touch and we will email you the full current prospectus for the course(s) you need.

If you have a specific learning requirement, you need a certain topic covered to extra depth, or you are interested in something else not covered in our standard training courses, just ask. Our greatest asset is the service we provide you, and we can cover any requirement in the Aerospace and Defence technical information world.

Get a free trial of notusCSDB now

notusCSDB for S1000D trial

If you would like to find out more about how notusCSDB could fit in your environment, we would be happy to speak to you. We can run an online demonstration, then if you would like to know more we can set up a free trial for you using our securely-hosted notusCSDB trial platform. You and your team can try out the system for 30 days either using the S1000D 'Bike Pack' sample data we provide, or your own test data if you wish to upload that. The trial is fully functional in every respect.

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