Re: Frame to RoboHELP

Subject: Re: Frame to RoboHELP
From: Jack DeLand <adamchar -at- CHAMBER -dot- ANN-ARBOR -dot- MI -dot- US>
Date: Thu, 9 May 1996 12:18:38 -0400

Beverly:
Frame is notoriously bad at saving in RTF format.
You need to attach the ROBOHELP.DOT using the Templates option on the File menu.
For additional files in the same project, you need to attach the ROBORTF.DOT
template.
You can do this automatically by opening a new project in Robo and then
using the Import Documentation option under Tools.
Use the Word Style Organizer to remove those extraneous styles.
The best file is usually a simple file. Easy maintenance.
At 11:00 AM 5/9/96 -0700, you wrote:
>Greetings,
>I am totally new to online help, RoboHELP, and this list. My company using
>FrameMaker.

>I Converted a Frame .RTF. and then opened the .RTF file in Word/RoboHELP
>and noticed that all the Frame paragraph styles appeared in Word/RoboHELP

>Word/RoboHELP complained (I think) about not having access to the
>ROBOHELP.DOT template so I moved this template into the same directory as
>the .RTF and .HPJ files. Note I did not attach this file, just relocated it.
>Word/RoboHELP then complained about not finding a Word WRDBASIC file.

>Questions: Would attaching this file have eliminated this error message and
>allowed me to proceed working with this file to make it into a help file?
> Also, will all the extra Frame styles cause problems in Word/RoboHELP and
>if so what is the best way to eliminate them (in Frame or Word) and then use
>the default RoboHELP styles?

>Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

>Cheers,

>Beverly -dot- White -at- worldtalk -dot- com
"America's Favorite WinHelp Guru (tm)"
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