Re: Tools -- RoboHelp/Webhelp style alignment issues in Firefox

Subject: Re: Tools -- RoboHelp/Webhelp style alignment issues in Firefox
From: Tom Johnson <tomjohnson1492 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Jeffrey Barnes <jbarnes -at- sendmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2009 13:54:08 -0700

This is one reason I stopped using RoboHelp. Flare renders fine in both
browsers. I think the RoboHelp solution is to tweak the ns.css stylesheet.

Tom
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On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 10:07 AM, Jeffrey Barnes <jbarnes -at- sendmail -dot- com>wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I'm publishing an extensive Webhelp project using RoboHelp 7.2 as my
> authoring system.
>
> After composing a webhelp project with primary and secondary
> (supporting) steps portrayed, Firefox doesn't play nice with the
> indentations that keep the information grouped visually.
>
> Upon setting up my style sheet, it works great in IE, and looks like this.
>
> 1. Do this
> (.25 inch indent) a. Do this
> (.25 inch indent) b. then do this
> (.25 inch indent) c. save
> 2. Then do this, etc.
>
> In Firefox, it looks like this (everything is aligned per the UL/OL
> basic settings:
>
> 1. do this
> a. do this
> b. then do this
> c. save
> 2. Then do this...
>
> So it's not picking up the style tweaks per the base .css file.
> I had read the browser issues portion of the grainge.org troubleshooting
> site for working with ordered and unordered lists. I have played a
> little with the corresponding _ns.css stylesheet file for Firefox
> browsers, but to no avail.
>
> Am I able to attain this level of indentation by editing the _ns.css
> stylesheet, adjusting the original .css file pre/post generation, or do
> I have to accept this as a limitation for Firefox and format the text
> manually? I'd rather not do the latter, as the project has 588 topics.
>
> Thanks for any insight you can provide.
>
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