merged TOCs not working in RoboHelp X3

Subject: merged TOCs not working in RoboHelp X3
From: "Ed Bushby" <ed -dot- bushby -at- pronto -dot- com -dot- au>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 17:33:18 +1100

Hi everyone,

Has anyone ever seen an issue with merged TOCs not displaying pages
correctly in a CHM?

Allow me to set the scene:
- We have half a dozen CHMs, all work fine. The TOCs work fine too,
i.e. you click on a book or a topic in the tree and the page is
- We merge the CHMs into a master CHM, and all files are present, BUT
- The sub-TOCs, when clicked, now do not display the topics, i.e.
nothing happens.

We *think* some kind of corruption was introduced on the machine that
did the original CHM compiling, but not 100% sure. We have attempted to
recompile the original CHMs and the master CHM but this has not made a

Has anyone seen this before, and if so, does anyone know the solution?


Ed Bushby
Senior Technical Writer
Technical Communications Team

Pronto Software Pty Ltd
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