Re: Printing RoboHelp Topics by Filename

Subject: Re: Printing RoboHelp Topics by Filename
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:55:57 -0800

Apparently Nancy hasn't gotten that post yet.

dir *.htm /b /s > topics.txt

/b gives you just the filenames
/s gives results from all subdirectories

On Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 11:51 AM, Mike Starr <mike -at- writestarr -dot- com> wrote:
> Open a command window in the directory where the topic files are stored.
> Execute this command:
>
> dir *.htm /b /s > topics.txt
>
> That creates a text file named topics.txt that contains all the topics
> listed by file name.
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Mike
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> On 11/21/2014 1:31 PM, Nancy Allison wrote:
>>
>> Hi, all.
>>
>> I am using RoboHelp 11 on a Windows 7 machine, and I'm trying to list
>> my RoboHelp 11 topics by filename in an editable file.
>>
>> I need a complete list of topics because the PDF I can generate from
>> my
>> help project only lists those topics that have been added to the Table
>> of Contents. Many topic files are supplmental and are not listed in
>> the
>> TOC.
>>
>> The Reports function provides lots of ways to generate various topic
>> lists, but nothing that provides that exact outcome:
>>
>> "Topics by Priority" lists only the topic titles
>> "Topic References" and "Topic Properties" list the topic titles and
>> then the filename, but it would take manual cutting and pasting to
>> reverse the order and I don't have time to do that.
>>
>> I've resorted to
>>
>> 1. Taking a screenshot with SnagIt
>> 2. Saving it as a PDF
>> 3. Using OCR in Adobe Professional to save it as an editable file
>>
>> The resulting file contains all kinds of weird artifacts that I'll
>> have
>> to clean out, but at least it's something.
>>
>> What am I missing? Surely RH provides a way to print a list of topics
>> by filename . . . .
>>
>> Thanks
>>
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Printing RoboHelp Topics by Filename: From: Nancy Allison
Re: Printing RoboHelp Topics by Filename: From: Mike Starr

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