Ergh, RoboHelp is Driving Me Crazy!

Subject: Ergh, RoboHelp is Driving Me Crazy!
From: "Phillip Gochenour" <pgochenour -at- loansoft -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2006 14:19:26 -0800

I have one thing to accomplish today and RoboHelp is driving me crazy.

I am attempting to output a draft of an implementation guide to .chm.
When I output to WebHelp, everything is perfect. When I output to .chm,
there is a topic that gets dropped from the TOC, and three topics that
show up with the wrong font formatting.

I have checked the code, and all of the weirdly formatted files have the
proper stylesheet attached. I tried copying the text, deleting the
files, and then pasting the text back into a new file, with the same

All four affected files have one thing in common; the content was
cut-and-pasted from an old MSWord file. Other than that, I have no idea
what could be causing the problem. Why won't the stylesheets override
whatever is hidden in the old Word inline styles, and why is my one
topic being consistently dropped?

Please help me go home for the weekend with a clear conscience and a
clean help file.


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