Re: HTML Help and linking to PDFs

Subject: Re: HTML Help and linking to PDFs
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 11:38:46 -0700

Can you paste the HTML / Javascript source of the problem link (from
the Flare-generated HTML)?

I can't think why Flare should be invoking Javascript to link to a
PDF, you can do that with straight HTML.

On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 11:15 AM, Sharon Burton <sharon -at- anthrobytes -dot- com> 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.
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References:
HTML Help and linking to PDFs: From: Sharon Burton

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