RE: Calling All RoboHelp Experts!

Subject: RE: Calling All RoboHelp Experts!
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "Sue McKinney" <smckinn2001 -at- yahoo -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2009 14:40:22 -0600

Sue McKinney wrote:

> I have used RoboHelp on and off for many years. I remember there used to be
> a way (some time ago...not sure how long) to set up a topic heading to
> remain visible if a topic was long and required the user to scroll. The
> idea was that the user would then remember which topic he was in without
> having to scroll up.

I believe you're remembering a feature available in WinHelp output, not something specific to RoboHelp. I remember implementing this feature with RoboHelp, Doc2Help, and ForeHelp, but I'm afraid I don't recall the specific thing you did to the headings to make it happen (I remember you could also assign a different background color to the non-scrolling region).

If you're still creating WinHelp, you should be able to track it down. But I'm guessing you're creating HTMLHelp, WebHelp, etc., and I've never seen that feature implemented in any of them.


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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