Join David Rivers for an in-depth discussion in this video Inserting text-only pop-ups, part of RoboHelp 9 HTML Essential Training.
We're going to discuss one more type of pop-up that you might find useful when…you need to display some simple text.…So you don't need to display an entire topic.…You don't need fancy formatting, graphics, audio, video. It's called the…text-only pop-up, and we're going to apply it to some text in one of our topics.…Here we are in our How to Use LDC Flash project.…We're going to expand the Managing Your Account section of the TOC and…double-click Changing Plans.…So here is some information about changing plans, and you can see the two words…here, subscription type.…
I'm just going to click and drag across those.…Wouldn't it be nice if we could temporarily display just some simple text that…outlines the different types of subscriptions here?…Well, in that case the text-only pop-up is ideal.…So all we need to do now with our text already selected is go to the Insert menu,…where you'll find Text-only Popup, and there is a keyboard shortcut for it,…Ctrl+Alt+P. So when we click it, we get this little sticky note kind of square…
- 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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