Join David Rivers for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a font set, part of RoboHelp 9 HTML Essential Training.
It's time now to discuss something that's very important when you're going to…be sharing your help systems with others.…It's font sets. A font set is going to tell a computer what font to display for a topic.…Now if someone's using your help system and they don't have a certain font…installed on their computer, you can use a font set to show a different font of your choosing.…For example, let's say your topics use a font called La Riviera, some really cool font.…Problem is, your customers, clients, users of your help system, they might…not have that font, and if we don't specify a font set, their computer is…automatically going to substitute a different font, which is likely going to ruin our design.…
So if we specify the font set, we can actually tell the computer which font to…load, if our cool La Riviera font is not available.…And of course, we can't control the fonts that are installed on an end user's…computer, but simple fonts like Verdana, Arial, Courier, I kind of recommend…those because while they may not be exotic,…
- Touring the interface and workspaces
- Creating a project and importing content
- Auto-creating a TOC
- Merging help projects
- Generating FlashHelp output
- Controlling page layout with tables and DHTML
- Creating indexes, search terms, and glossary terms
- Building forms with buttons and check boxes
- Controlling output with conditional text
- Creating skins and master pages
- Reviewing projects and managing comments and changes
- Applying ActiveX controls
- Generating printed documents
Skill Level Beginner
Q: When I insert the ActiveX Calendar control and try to hide the title by setting the ShowTitle property to false, the title is not removed and remains visible. Why is this happening?
A: There are many ActiveX controls available and many versions of a control may exist. Different versions of a control can behave differently. Certain properties may work in one version of a control and not in another. ActiveX controls can be installed on your computer by different programs other than RoboHelp, such as Microsoft Excel and Access. In this title, version 11.0 of the Calendar control is used. If you are using a different version of the Calendar control, the ShowTitle property may not work properly. Go to www.microsoft.com to learn more about ActiveX controls and their properties.
1. Getting to Know RoboHelp
2. Creating WebHelp Projects
3. Merging Projects
4. Formatting Topics
5. Creating FlashHelp Projects
6. Using Graphics and Multimedia
7. Using Tags, Variables, and Snippets
Using multiple TOCs2m 56s
8. Working with Tables and DHTML
9. Working with Indexes and Searches
10. Using Forms and Frames
11. Using Skins and Master Pages
12. Reviewing Projects and Collaborating
13. Using ActiveX Controls
14. Generating Printed Documents
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