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Hyperlinking to a bookmark within a snippet

Jul 30, 2013 9:39 AM

I created a snippet, inserted a bookmark, and then tried to hyperlink to that bookmark (within the snippet).

 

When I try to link (by highlighting text to hyperkink and clicking Insert > Hyperlink/Popup, I do not see the bookmark I created.

 

Any ideas why the bookmark is not visible.? As I understand, one can link to a bookmark in a  snippet as long as it is internal.

 

Thank you for any insight.

 
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    Jul 30, 2013 11:02 AM   in reply to Adobe Beth

    A snippet is a holder for text that will be added to the output files when you generate your help. As such it is not in your source topics and is not listed as a result.

     

    In your topic type the text you want for the link. Then go to Insert Hyperlink and just type #bookmarkname. That will create the link and when you generate the help, the snippet text including the bookmark will get added. The link will then work.

     


    See www.grainge.org for RoboHelp and Authoring tips

     

     

    @petergrainge

     
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