Definition of outliner in English:



  • A computer application that produces a hierarchically arranged outline of the logical structure of a text document.

    • ‘That method works well for me because for any moderately lengthy document I'll have used the outliner to put the skeleton of the document in place.’
    • ‘The word processor lacks the ability to be used as a proper outliner, concealing or hiding paragraphs according to their heading level.’
    • ‘Brilliantly, notebooks are not hierarchic, so no outliners here.’
    • ‘For example, the web site allows you to purchase their excellent outliner software online.’
    • ‘I tend to use it as an outliner and my students use it both as a note taker and a study guide.’