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Review the following terms in order that you can fully understand the information provided in this chapter.


 One variation of a publication that has some content in common with another variation of the same publication and some content that is unique. 
For example, a publication that has common images, but one variation has English text and the other has Spanish text, can be said to have an English version and a Spanish version. 

 Base content

 Content that is the same in (common to) all versions.
For example, if two versions of a publication have the same images, the base content is the common images.
In a job with editions, each edition can have a different set of base content.

 Change content

 Content that is unique to a version.
For example, if a publication has common images, but one variation has English text and the other has Spanish text, the change content is the English text and the Spanish text.
In a job with editions, change content is content that is unique to a version, or an edition, or both.


 A single thickness of a page that contains page content. Each layer of a page has the same page specifications as other layers of that page, but different content. A page usually consists of two or more layers. 

 Base layer

 A layer that contains base content.

 Change layer

 A layer that contains change content.


 Figure 1. Versions and layers  

 Versioned page

 A collection of refined pages that make up all versions of a single page, including the required layers for each version.


 An edition is a set of versions, which has different base content from another set of versions of the same publication. Essentially, editions occur when you have versions within a version. Each edition includes multiple versions. 

 Figure 2. Editions with versions—the English and Spanish editions each have two versions for East and West pricing

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