I recently started working for a company that has multiple
webhelp projects created in robohelp v6. The projects are linked
together under a shell merge so the TOC will display correctly. We
have upgraded to v7 and will be converting all the projects over.
What I would like to do is bring all the projects together
under a "super" project which will allow me to run one report and
search all "subprojects" while still allowing people to work on the
individual projects at the same time (checking them out through
What do you mean by "shell merge" other than merged webhelp?
Merged webhelp merges at runtime so at the authoring end each
project is unique which means the RH reports relate to just one
project. No way I know of getting RH to report across the whole
If you are using source control, you don't need merged
webhelp to allow different authors to work on different topics. The
rationale for merged webhelp would be delivering different output
combinations to different end users.
Bring all the projects into one though could be interesting
if there are cross project links as their relationship would
If it ain't broke, don't fix it seems like good advice.
There's a topic on merged webhelp on my site. It is based on
X3 dialogs but the methods are still valid including for RH7,