Re: Rollover TOC displays topics in Flare webhelp?

Subject: Re: Rollover TOC displays topics in Flare webhelp?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: "Janoff, Steven" <Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2014 15:59:39 -0800

The plugins are browser-specific and can always become incompatible
due to a browser upgrade. In some large organizations they won't let
you install them.

Or is this some kind of hardware appliance where your company controls
the OS and browser?

On Mon, Nov 3, 2014 at 3:42 PM, Janoff, Steven
<Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com> wrote:
> Cool.
>
> Is there a way to incorporate such a plugin into a Flare project? Or would users have to be responsible for installing the plugin at their end? (Especially given the variety of browsers -- the plugins seem to be browser-specific.)
>
> Also, would there be a way to incorporate something like this into instrument onboard webhelp? (I believe it's HTML5 webhelp onboard the instrument in the instrument's browser -- not sure what browser so I'd need to check that. Might just be IE. Maybe I could check with the development team about this too.)
>
> Thanks,
>
> Steve
>
> On Monday, November 03, 2014 3:07 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote:
>
> I believe the overhead for that using normal rollover code would be huge. Flare would have to include all the preview text and formatting in the link code.
>
> There are browser plugins that will do that for any URL. Google browser link rollover preview
>
> On Mon, Nov 3, 2014 at 2:48 PM, Janoff, Steven <Steven -dot- Janoff -at- hologic -dot- com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I was wondering if there was a way to cause Flare webhelp topics to display when you roll over topic headings in the TOC pane?
>

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