I'm looking for a way to embed project properties (tech doc
title, especially) into the compiled CHM so that a user can
mouseover the filename in a file system (Windows Explorer, for
example) and view doc information as you can in the Microsoft
Office tools (Word and Excel, for example) and in PDFs generated by
Acrobat from FrameMaker (Document Information).
I have searched RHX5 from top to bottom for something that
will let me enter the doc title and the company name. I have also
looked in the trial copy of version 6 (I'm looking to upgrade my
It is possible to add that information manually to a file in
Windows Explorer (in File > Properties), but as soon as the CHM
is copied to another folder location, the information vanishes.
I won't bore you with all the boring details (unless you need
them for further clarification), but many engineers at my company
don't like our naming convention of using a doc control number for
our output filenames--they want something more "meaninful." If I
can find a way to get the mouseover to work for CHMs, I can solve
most of the problems without creating new problems related to
broken doc links on the company web site.