Re: RoboHelp Q

Subject: Re: RoboHelp Q
From: Rick Stone <rstone75 -at- kc -dot- rr -dot- com>
To: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 11:29:59 -0500

Hi all

Sorry, but I'm compelled to offer the following.

I see so many RoboHelp users become extremely confused between the
"WebHelp Start Page" and the "Default Topic". They almost always
incorrectly believe they are one and the same.

The WebHelp Start page is what the user links to to open the help. It
has many functions, such as sniffing the browser, dividing the browser
into different frames, etc. And the last action that occurs is that the
Default Topic is presented in the Topic pane of the Frameset.

So for anyone reading this thread, what Kevin is referring to is the
Default Topic, not the WebHelp Start Page.

Cheers... Rick :)

McLauchlan, Kevin wrote:
> Our WebHelp is not context-sensitive - it's standalone - so I do two
> things:
> 1) My startpage.htm can be the disclaimer page, with (both) further
> links from there on the page itself, and the standard navigation pane to
> the left for further journeying into the WebHelp

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