Re: HTML Help and linking to PDFs

Subject: Re: HTML Help and linking to PDFs
From: Rick Stone <rstone75 -at- kc -dot- rr -dot- com>
To: sharon -at- anthrobytes -dot- com
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 13:27:12 -0500

Hi Sharon

Does Flare offer the concept of Baggage Files? I know in RoboHelp if you
linked to a PDF it would need to be listed in the Baggage Files area in
order to be propagated to the output. If that didn't happen, the link
would fail.

Cheers... Rick :)

Sharon Burton wrote:
> A client is building help with Flare 5. They are linking the HTML-based help
> (webhelp) to PDFs, opening the PDF in a popup window.
>
> When they preview the help, it works. When they build and test locally, the
> PDFs don't open and no message appears. In the bottom of the browser window,
> they see a Javascript void message.
>
> Versions 8 and 9 of Acrobat. IE 7 and 8.
>
> Thoughts? Ideas?
>
> sharon
>
>
>
> Sharon Burton
>
> MadCap Software Product Consultant
>
> Managing your content, one topic at a time
>
> www.anthrobytes.com
>
> 951-369-8590
>
> IM: sharonvburton -at- yahoo -dot- com
>
> Twitter: sharonburton
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