Change Component File Properties

You can change certain template and component file properties at the component file level. Component file properties allow you to, among other things:

When you change component file properties, those changes usually affect a single template. However, if you are sharing component files (see Use One Component File for Multiple Templates), some properties may be applied to the shared file while others may be applied to the pointed component file. (See Specify Whether Component File Properties are Shared.)

To change component file properties

  1. Open Component Manager. (See Open and Close Component Manager.)
  2. Click the Component File Properties button. The Component File Properties dialog box appears. There are multiple tabs in the Component File Properties dialog box, for a more detailed description of each tab follow the links below:

Since the release of HotDocs 11.1, HotDocs no longer supports converting component files to pre-2009/10 formats.