FW: [HATT] Index in PDF

Subject: FW: [HATT] Index in PDF
From: "Stephen Arrants" <steve -at- microbrightfield -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 12:33:49 -0400


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From: Jenny [mailto:caramel_68200_fr -at- yahoo -dot- com]
Sent: Wednesday, June 30, 2004 11:54 AM
To: brian -at- brianathompson -dot- com
Cc: HATT -at- yahoogroups -dot- com
Subject: Re: [HATT] Index in PDF

Thanks Brian for the reply!
I tried Theta software a few months ago and the problem with that
software is that it doesn't handle the drop-down and expanding texts
If my memory serves me right, only the titles of the drop-down/expanding
texts appeared in the PDF.

Thanks again!



brian -at- brianathompson -dot- com wrote:Hi Jenny:

I have had this problem as well... my solution was not to create pdf's
out of RH X5. I know that is not a lot of help, but honestly this
feature is in it's first stage. This is MM/eHelp's first attempt at
pdf'ing out of single source this way.

It is still rusty and I have had conversations with them about it and
they know it is. What I do is I create chm of my work. I then use a
utility called chmtopdf. The website is www.thetasoftware.com, and this
utility creates a pdf out of your chm file. My company loves the output.
It works, it's clean and it gets the job done. The best part is the
application is only about 50.00.
So it was a no brainer to us.

I hope some of this helps, just my 2 cents.


Brian A. Thompson
Documentation Mgr.
Ricardo Software

Quoting jenny_caro08 :

> Hi!
> I still have some problems with PDF generated via RH X5...
> Now that I managed to embed images properly (see other post...), I had

> a look at the index and discovered that the page numbering is not
> properly made.
> I had a look at the generated DOC and saw that the keywords are all
> linked to the topic title with the associated style. Hence, the
> keywords are written in gig formats and when there are several ones
> linked to the same topic, it leads to a gap between the indicated
> pages in the index and the real number...
> Has anyone noticed that and managed to find a solution?
> Thanks in advance
> Jenny

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