Re: MS HTML Help: Index Entries Not in Alph Order

Subject: Re: MS HTML Help: Index Entries Not in Alph Order
From: Amy Gale <amyg -at- grammatech -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2007 10:12:40 -0400

Keith Hansen wrote:

>I'm working in RoboHelp on a help project. I've created my index
>* When I generate the project as WebHelp, the index entries appear in
>alphabetical order.
>* When I generate the project as MS HTML Help, they are NOT in alph
>Has anyone experienced this problem? How can I get the generated MS HTML
>Help file (i.e., the .CHM file) to display the index entries in the
>correct alphabetical order?
I remembered seeing something about this on the RoboHelp forums, so I
went back and checked. Apparently
- right-clicking the index and selecting "Sort" from the context menu
sorts the index
- checking "Binary Index" in Project / Settings makes sure the index is
always sorted.

Weird, really. Surely a sorted index should be the default.

The forums are fairly helpful on the whole - check them out if you
haven't already:


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