Another maddening RoboHelp problem

Subject: Another maddening RoboHelp problem
From: Keith Hood <bus -dot- write -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2016 20:02:09 -0500

And now for something completely different: I can't get context-sensitive
help working. I have a Webhelp project where each HTML file is specific to
a module in the software. When you click on the help button in a module,
the Webhelp interface should open and show the help page for that
particular module.The help that was on the server, created by a tech writer
who's been gone for years, worked that way. But I can't get mine to work.

I'm trying to use map IDs. I've carefully read everything in the RH "help"
- which is about as useful as a chicken wire shovel. I've spent days
crawling through the RH user forum, which has lots of posts about
context-sensitivity problems, but none of them match my situation. I've
created a map ID file. I've done everything the help says to do, but when
the help is deployed on the server the context-sensitive feature doesn't

Some of the problem is, I can't understand half of what I see on the net.
This is the first time I've used RH in more than 10 years, and a lot of
what people write about this problem, I don't understand. I've been on
Peter Grainge's web site and I can't figure out what the bleep he's talking
about. I need to know if there are any sources that can provide simple,
baby-step instructions. If anyone has any pointers I would very much
appreciate some help.
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