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Yes, Sharon. Insert an :Index statement in your .cnt file. Open it in
notepad, then type :Index otherfile.hlp where otherfile.hlp is the name of the
Help file that's index keywords you want to include in the index. For this to
work (as with the JumpId macro), the Help files must be in the same directory.
Thomason, Sharon wrote:
> Thank you to everyone that responded to my last question. I wanted to know
> how to link a topic in another help file to my help file, and I needed to
> do this from the Contents tab. I used the JumpId Winhelp Macro in the
> Contents Tab Composer in Robohelp. It worked great, but now I have another
> The index entries from the other help file do not show up in mine, so the
> user will only be able to access those topics from the Contents tab. Is
> there any way to pull the necessary information into my Index? And what do
> I do about duplicate entries then? Will this also work for Find?
> Thanks a lot. You guys are great!
> Sharon Thomason
> Dealer Solutions
> Technical Writer
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