Re: Robohelp 4: Borders in tables?

Subject: Re: Robohelp 4: Borders in tables?
From: Mark Wilden <Mark -at- MWILDEN -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 3 Oct 1997 09:23:39 -0700

> From: Bill Bledsoe <bill -dot- bledsoe -at- cms-stl -dot- com>
>
> The Microsoft Windows Help Compiler does not allow borders in tables.
> There are two work arounds, and both involve graphics, no matter which
> WHAT you're using:
>
> 1. Make a screen shot (graphic) of the table, and paste into the help
> file
> 2. put lines (graphics) inbetween the rows (still no vertical rules in
> this solution)
>
> That's it.<BOBBITT>

Again, it _is_ possible to put horizontal borders under individual cell
paragraphs, by applying the border to the paragraph (not the cell or
table). This works well for column headers. So option 2 isn't necessary, I
think.

Deaton's book is indeed excellent, as is the WINHLP-L list.

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