RE: Keeping Help Windows "on top"

Subject: RE: Keeping Help Windows "on top"
From: "Adrianne L. Sessions" <asessions -at- oxmol -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2000 12:54:45 -0400

This option is located in Windows Properties (where you set up your help

I know that in Robohelp 2000 the option is located under Project Settings.
>From the Robohelp menu select Project Settings, then the Windows tab, select
the specific window and then Properties. Choose the option "Always on top".

If using Robohelp HTML select File, Project Settings, Windows tab,
Properties, Advanced Properties, Extended Styles, Top-most Window.

If the window is a pop-up window then I'm not sure if that can be done
because pop-up windows have pre-set properties and they're made to pop-up
and go away.


Ken wrote:

I am producing on-line help files using the latest version of RoboHelp.
This is for a web-based product.

The user will access the context sensitive help and follow the steps in
order to complete the information contained in the page. This means that at
some point they will open the help dialog, read a step or two and then click
back on the web page to do what the help file is telling them. I would like
this to be as easy as possible, so I need the help dialog box to be visible
(on top) from the time it is selected until the user clicks X to close it.
I want to know if there is a way of having the help dialog stay on top after
the help is selected (until it is closed.)

Also, if this is possible, how do we acheive this. Is there an option
somewhere that has to be selected, or is it necessary to write code to have
the dialog box do this.

Thanks in advance...

Ken Bowes
Technical Writer
DA Consulting Group

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