Questions about configuring Microsoft HTML Help filesfrom FrameMaker 2015

Subject: Questions about configuring Microsoft HTML Help filesfrom FrameMaker 2015
From: Caroline Tabach <caroline -dot- tabach -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techshoret -at- yahoogroups -dot- com" <techshoret -at- yahoogroups -dot- com>, techwr-l mailinglist <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2015 12:11:57 +0300

FrameMaker 2015 (I also have RoboHep if needed)

One of our applications uses a .chm file. Up to now I was working with old
FrameMaker (7.2) and ePubPro (also old).

Now I am creating this from FrameMaker, using the Publish Configuration

I have the following questions:

1. The table of contents shows all of the topics at the same level. In the
past in the chm file the headings 1,2 and 3 were shown nested in the
relevant order, can I fix this? If so how?

2. Arrows at the top of the pages to browse through the topics. - Can I
make them appear?

3. In the table of contents the names of the FrameMaker Files appear as the
highest level topics. This is not want I want, I prefer the title of the
file. Is it possible to change this?

4. Any other tips?

5. Could the programmers use WebHelp instead of a .chm file?

Does all of this need to be configured using RoboHelp, if so how does this
all work?

(cross posted)


Caroline Tabach
Technical/Marcom Writer
e-mail: caroline -dot- tabach -at- gmail -dot- com
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