Re: HTML Help

Subject: Re: HTML Help
From: Bill Burns <BillDB -at- ILE -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 4 Nov 1998 09:16:48 -0700

Oh yeah. RoboHelp allows you to sort the index, too. Just noticed it.

> Jeroen writes:
> > But, correct me if I'm wrong, doesn't RoboHelp have a way around this?
> As
> > I
> > understood (not from real life experience though) RoboHelp makes use of
> > Java and is therefore supported by all Browsers that can handle Java.
> So,
> > real cross-platform online help.
> >
> RoboHelp's WebHelp uses Java applets to mimic some of the features
> available
> in HTMLHelp. It seems to work reasonably well. It seems to work well in
> both
> browsers on Windows, not so well in one of the browsers (I think it was
> IE)
> on Macintosh. One annoying issue is that you have to manually sort the
> index
> (that, or write or find a tool that can sort it for you). This seems to be
> the case with HTMLHelp as well. The HTMLHelp workshop has a tool for
> sorting, or you can open the HHK file and do it in Notepad (although it
> doesn't gain you anything to do it this way).
> Bill Burns
> ILE Communications/Eccentric Technology Consultant
> billdb -at- ile -dot- com
> > Call me fish meal.

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