Starting and Exiting HotDocs Author

Before you edit templates or test assemble documents, you must open Workspace Explorer, which enables you to work with your template files.

To start HotDocs Author

From the Start menu, choose HotDocs > HotDocs Author. Workspace Explorer appears.

You can also start Author using the HotDocs Author Add-in for Word by clicking HotDocs Author Tab > Create Template. This opens and displays Workspace Explorer.

To exit HotDocs Author

Click Workspace > Close Workspace (repeat this process for any other open workspaces and close any other HotDocs windows)

You can also exit Author by clicking the Close button in the upper right corner of Workspace Explorer.