Re: Search options for local documentation sets

Subject: Re: Search options for local documentation sets
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2016 11:11:03 -0700

Or you could convert the rST to XHTML and use the XMLmind Web Help Compiler:

http://www.xmlmind.com/ditac/whc.shtml

On Fri, Jul 15, 2016 at 10:47 AM, Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com> wrote:
> Seems like what you need is lightweight client-side web help along the
> lines of that generated by RoboHelp, Flare, FrameMaker, Help & Manual,
> Doc-To-Help, and many other commercial tools. Open-source tools for
> doing this are mostly unfinished and abandoned.
>
> You might be able to use Pandoc to convert rST to DocBook, then use
> DocBook WebHelp.
>
> http://pandoc.org
> http://docbook.sourceforge.net/release/xsl/1.76.1/webhelp/docs/content/ch01.html
>
> Do you have to use rST? It seems like the wrong choice if you're
> delivering docs for installed software.
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References:
Search options for local documentation sets: From: Lois Patterson
Re: Search options for local documentation sets: From: Mark Giffin
Re: Search options for local documentation sets: From: Robert Lauriston

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