I use RoboHelp X5. I currently use in all my help screens
expanding and dropdown hotspots. I use the dropdowns to display the
business rules of a screen and another for the field and button
names and descriptions. I use the expanding for words in a topic
that need a description.
Everything has been working fine until today when I went in
to edit some details in the dropdowns and there it was empty!!!!
There was nothing displaying HOWEVER when I clicked on ‘View
Selected Item’ and clicked on the hotspot word of Business
Rules it displayed the contents of the hotspot. So why is it in
editing that I now cannot see the contents and when you view the
topic and click on it.....it displays? Can someone please help me?
Have you tried enlarging the window when editing to see if
the text is there somewhere? Also try clicking in the editing
window and then hitting Ctrl A and Ctrl C then switch to Word or
Notepad and hit Ctrl V.
I am wondering if a style has been changed so that, for
example, you have a six inch left margin and just cannot see the
I once needed a dropdown that was heavily indented and I saw