RE: RoboHelp .CSS question regarding lists

Subject: RE: RoboHelp .CSS question regarding lists
From: "Daniel Ng" <kjng -at- gprotechnologies -dot- com>
To: <dvora -at- tech-challenged -dot- com>, "'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 1 Jun 2009 09:53:35 +0800

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What version of RoboHelp are you using? The more recent version of RoboHelp
8, has made some advancements in this are.

Anyway regardless of what HATT it is,

To solve your case of 'too big' indents
- Check the following classes,elements - the OL, UL and LI
- Check your padding-left or margin-left. If none are specified, try setting
a 2 px margin-left

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: Deborah Hemstreet [mailto:dvora -at- tech-challenged -dot- com]
Sent: Thursday, May 28, 2009 11:42 PM
To: TECHWR-L
Subject: RoboHelp .CSS question regarding lists

Hi All,

I am working on a project in RoboHelp. I worked in RoboHelp years ago, and
am coming to it with a fuzzy memory.

When creating online Help (Flash Help, specifically), the numbered and
bulleted lists are driving me crazy.

The default for the lists is to have the indentation looking something like
this:

1. text text text
a. tetext text text
b. text text text
2. text text text
a. text text text

etc.

What I WANT is as follows:

1. text text text
a. tetext text text
b. text text text
2. text text text
a. text text text

etc.

The same for bulleted lists... and then comes the complexity, I want things
lined up properly if I mix my lists with <ol> and <ul> and I want there to
be indented text that has NO bullets, if there should not be a bullet.

I am very used to working in Word and creating styles for everything, so
that I can have this.

When working in native HTML - how do I get the same visual results?

I am sure the answer is in the .CSS, but I have been searching for an answer
and obviously don't have the right keywords, to find it.

Thanks in advance,

Deborah
http://www.tech-challenged.com
(P.S. My cat Guay did a new posting on his blog today about the neighbor's
cow....)



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RoboHelp .CSS question regarding lists: From: Deborah Hemstreet

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