Re: How

Subject: Re: How
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: ASK TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2009 10:08:18 -0800

You're converting your Framemaker source to RoboHelp, or using
RoboHelp to export to HTML?

In the HTML, to avoid having to revise your source, you need set it to
replace each tab with an appropriate number of nonbreaking spaces
(&nbsp; entities).

You could do the same thing in the FrameMaker source. If tabs exist
only in code listings, a global replace would be easy.

I'd tell you to post that question on the RoboHelp forum, but I see
you did and got no answer:

You might also call RoboHelp support, this could be a bug.

On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 9:06 AM, Missy Smith <techpubsmistress -at- live -dot- com> wrote:
> I have several examples of programming code that have tabulated indentations in the FrameMaker documents I have inherited.
> But when I convert to RoboHelp, the tab stop is only recognized by a single space.
> What would be the best way to deal with this? There are so many examples, and sometimes there can be multiple levels.
> Remember, all these manuals have already been written in Framemaker, so the less I have to manipulate these samples, the better!

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