Conditional topics in RoboHelp

Subject: Conditional topics in RoboHelp
From: "Jodie Gilmore" <jgilmor -at- pacifier -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2009 18:25:04 -0800

Hi. I was wondering if anyone had a "great reference" (book, website, ??)
for learning the ins and outs of conditional topics in RoboHelp. That is an
area of RH I have not yet explored, but will need to do so in the near
future. A client has 3 products, where "product A" is the "whole shebang",
product B is a subsset of product A, and product C is a subset of product B.
They want me to create a "super help system" for product A, then just
include the relevant parts for the other two products. I believe there will
be different screen shots in some cases.

Any pointers for starting out?

(of course I've done conditional text in Word and FrameMaker, so understand
the basic concepts, but RH always manages to throw a twist into

Jodie Gilmore
Fulcrum Communications, LLC
Washougal, WA

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