I am currently evaluating Robohelp 6.0. I'd like to know the
best way to include repeatable text in topics?
I am quite familiar with Flare application; flare uses
snippets for that. Is there an analog to Flare's snippets in
Hi Natalie and welcome to the RH community. In RHX6 there is
a user defined variable feature that allows you to enter a variable
for text strings. This has the advantage of allowing you to change
the variable and automatically update all instances of it. Other
than that a tool such as Macro Express is a good bet.
My team uses version X5, so we can't use the method that
Colum described. Instead, we create a separate topic, then insert
popup links to that topic.
The popup topics can use a different CSS (for example, giving
them a lightly colored background).
Popup topics may or may not include a heading (H1 tag).
You can save all the popup topics in a separate folder.
You can create a Glossary topic using these popup topics. (We
don't use RH's glossary functionality, due to its various