Note: I'm posting this question as opposed to trying it
myself because it's not a simple process for me to upload files to
our company's server to do testing.
We have several company-wide software apps for which WebHelp
is being written. Some of the applications interface with each
other so I need the ability to create a hyperlink in one WebHelp to
specific topics in other WebHelps. Is this as simple as linking to
the URL of the specific topic in the other WebHelp? If so, will
this load the topic "within" the current window or open a new
window complete with the TOC from the linked WebHelp? Do I need to
Calling the topic direct will cause just that topic to
display. Calling with the startpage#target method will cause the
whole target help to display. In both cases whether or not that is
within the same window or a new window depends on the settings when
you create the link.
Opening a full version of a help project within the topic
window might look a bit odd but the Show link the user will get may
also confuse them, unless you create the target so that link is not
Try creating two test project on your hard disk. It will be
clearer than any text here.