Re: HTML Help Workshop question

Subject: Re: HTML Help Workshop question
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2009 13:33:33 -0800

Spaces in path or file names used to cause errors.

Does the [Files] section on the Project tab look something like:


Do entries in myproject.hhc look something like:

<li> <object type="text/sitemap">
<param name="Name" value="Introduction">
<param name="Local" value="introduction.htm">

I've always found using HTML Help Workshop directly frustratingly
buggy. You might want to download and install FAR HTML:

On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 7:24 AM, Odile Sullivan-Tarazi
<odile -at- mindspring -dot- com> wrote:
> I am at my wits' end with a new HTML Workshop project, and I'm
> wondering whether any of you know what's going on with it.
> I have added files to the project, and they display in the list of
> files in the Project pane.  When I add TOC entries in the Contents
> pane, everything seems fine.  The HTML titles of the files display,
> and I can select the appropriate file to be associated with the TOC
> entry.  But when I compile the project, only the table of contents
> pane is populated.  The files aren't there.  And if I open the .hhc
> file, again the table of contents entries are there, but unassociated
> with files.  If I try to add a TOC entry using this window (rather
> than the Contents pane), no list of HTML titles appears for me to
> select from.  If I double-click the TOC entry in the contents pane,
> the html file appears.  If I double-click the same entry in the
> window displaying the .hhc file, nothing happens.  No file.
> I'm mystified.  I don't even know why there is a separate window
> opening for the .hhc file.  Why is there both a Contents pane and a
> separate TOC listing?
> If anyone has any idea what might be going on, I'd love to hear from you.

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