Join David Rivers for an in-depth discussion in this video Inserting drop-down menus, part of RoboHelp 9 HTML Essential Training.
In the previous lesson we talked about adding a check box, which is a great…option if it's a yes or no type answer that you're looking for.…For example, if people joined in the past year.…What if you want to have more than one option?…Maybe we want information on the type of subscription they hold, whether it be a…standard monthly or annual, or maybe a premium monthly or annual?…That's four choices.…So a good option there is to use a dropdown menu.…That's what we're going to create right now.…Starting with the label here in our Form as we continue to work on How to…Use LDC Forms project.…
So right under our check box let's type in a label here.…Please select your membership level, put a colon in there, leave a space and…here's where we want our dropdown menu to appear.…So in that case we go up to Insert, down to HTML, again we go down the Form to…see the form elements, including a Drop-down menu.…So by default we see this tiny little menu with a dropdown and you can see an a…showing up in there.…
- 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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