DeskClient Authoring

DeskClient Authoring Guide

All about the use of Sophora's DeskClient for the editorial department.


The DeskClient brings pro content management to your desktop.

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DeskClient Cheat Sheet

Download the DeskClient Cheat Sheet (PDF).

General information about Sophora

Sophora is a high performant CMS which ensures ideal support for the editorial staff's work. Learn more about working with Sophora.

Sophora User Interface

The user interface is subdivided into different fields. Here you get an insight into Sophora's entire structure.

Search in Sophora's DeskClient

With Sophora's search function users can search for various terms, ID's and abbreviations.

Text Editor

Find out all about editing text, creating links and markups as well as adding images and much more

Creating and Editing Documents

Direction for creating, editing and protecting documents, time scheduling and for using the document editor.


More about the combination of document elements, component structure and details.

Image Documents

Besides uploading image documents, image variants can be edited and configured as well.


Learn how to gather images in a lightbox in order to add these to image collections or other documents.


After creating a document users can take a look on their work by using the preview types.


For a fast operation of frequently used documents, exists the opportunity to create common and personal bookmarks in Sophora's editor.


Information concerning all users or just specific groups of Sophora can be communicated through messages. Find out more about using messages.

Site Structure

By using the site structure users can navigate the website. Find out more about structure nodes.

Proposal Section

Learn more about how to offer, edit and delete documents as well as subscribe certain proposal sections.


For accelerating workflows, there exist an useful list of shortcuts in Sophora deskclient.

Sticky Notes

Notes can be added to documents for making remarks on it. Learn more about how to create sticky notes.

Merge of Document Content

Find out how to transfer content of a document into another one.

Search Agents in Sophora's DeskClient

Search Agents automatically execute searches in the background and notify you of new documents found.

Password Lost

Learn how to set a new password for your user account if you have lost it.

Document States

Learn more about possible document states and their corresponding icons.


The glossary is composed of a compilation of definitions and technical terms in connection with Sophora.

Last modified on 7/4/23

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