Join David Rivers for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing other types of files, part of RoboHelp 9 HTML Essential Training.
When you need to import content into your RoboHelp 9 projects, the most popular…formats are definitely Word and PDF, but there are some other file formats you…can import as well, and we are going to take a look at those now. Still working…with our How to Use LDC project,…we will click File, move down to Import, and just linger here for a moment.…The first one, HTML/XHTML File, is where you go to import those types of files…created with any of the typical HTML authoring tools like Dreamweaver and…FrontPage--even Notepad for that matter.…
What's kind of neat about RoboHelp 9 is if the HTML files contain links to the…images or files in that particular page, those assets will also be imported into…RoboHelp, assuming the assets are found during the import process.…FrameMaker files can be imported. Of course you have to have Adobe FrameMaker…installed on your computer before you can import these files into RoboHelp. …And you can import the following FrameMaker formats: FM, MIF, and book formats. …
- 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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