Re: RH X5: how to hyperlink to Search tab of NavPane view from a CSH popup?
You might want to check out a free resource I offer up. It's called the
"Skinny on Skins" and you may download a copy by visiting the link below:
Inside is a topic titled "Opening WebHelp with different Navigation panes
loaded" that you may find useful in this case.
Hopefully this helps... Rick :)
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From: "Edgar D' Souza" <edgar -dot- b -dot- dsouza -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2007 2:14 AM
Subject: RH X5: how to hyperlink to Search tab of NavPane view from a CSH
> Hi all,
> We're using RoboHelp X5 to do WebHelp. We have some of our topics
> available as context-sensitive help, invoked from within the (web)
> application. These pop up in a narrow window, without the WebHelp
> navigation pane+toolbar.
> We would like to add Search functionality to the c-s help popups.
> However, since that would become rather ugly for the user to navigate,
> we're hoping that we can expand the same window (or open a new window)
> to display the entire navigation pane, *with the Search tab already
> selected*. We have already enabled Search in the full navigation-pane
> view, and it's working OK.
> What we would like to do is add some standard text at the bottom of
> each of the popups, something like, "If the content above didn't help
> you, click *here* to search for other topics." The "here" in this
> hypothetical text would be a hyperlink that opens the full nav-pane
> view with the Search tab already selected.
> The "Show" link at the top of our c-s help popups does allow the user
> to obtain the full navigation-pane-plus-topic view in the same window
> - but not the Search tab. Another possibility might be to make the
> default view the Search tab instead of the Contents tab (I don't even
> know if that's possible!) but we would like to keep the Contents tab
> the default since users can open Help in a non-context-sensitive
> browse manner, and this would be a better place for them to start.
> Despite searching through RH's help and Googling for quite a while, as
> well as trying to make our own hyperlink, we haven't gotten anywhere
> on this. If you have done something like this, or have any ideas on
> how to accomplish it, please do post... or if you know that what we're
> trying to do isn't possible, please do let me know!
> Thanks in advance,
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RH X5: how to hyperlink to Search tab of NavPane view from a CSH popup?: From: Edgar D' Souza
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