Join David Rivers for an in-depth discussion in this video Inserting custom-sized pop-ups, part of RoboHelp 9 HTML Essential Training.
If you were following along with me in the previous lesson, we created an…auto-sizing pop-up, and when we tested it, clicking the view cancellation policy link,…it opened up a pop-up window that displayed all of our text.…So the size of this little pop-up is determined by the content.…If there is lots of text, we're going to get a large pop-up;…if there is not much, we'll get a smaller window. But some occasions you want to…have full control over the size of the pop-up.…So that's what we're going to talk about right now.…We had that option when we were creating the pop-up to choose from an…auto-sizing or a custom-sized pop-up.…
Well, we can create a new pop-up if we want, or edit an existing one.…So we're going to continue here with our How to Use LDC Flash project, looking…at the Memberships topic, and down at the bottom is where we created our little…link to the pop-up. Well, we can right-click that link if we want to change the…pop-up's properties.…Notice here, we don't have hyperlink; properties we have Popup Properties.…
- 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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