I'm trying to add some new topics to an existing project that
was created with an older version of RoboHelp for Word. It's for a
JavaHelp layout. When I went to add Map IDs to the new
context-sensitive topics, I did not see any Map IDs for the
previous context-sensitive topics. I found this note on the Edit
Map IDs dialog Help:
"If you upgrade to a new version of RoboHelp, your developer
must change the help calls to enable importing context text strings
from previous versions."
Is there truly no way to preserve the Map IDs and associated
Map #s from projects created with older versions of RoboHelp? There
are several hundred context-sensitive topics in this project.
Recreating the Map IDs will require a lot of testing of our
software to verify the Help links and delay the project. Is there a
workaround? Or do I have to revert to the older version of
Does it make a difference that I'm using RoboHelp 7 HTML
rather than RoboHelp for Word?
You can carry the map numbers and IDs over by simply copying
your .ali and .hh (or .h) files to the new project. However, I am
not familiar with RoboHelp for Word. Way back that was used to
created WinHelp files. Are you also moving from WinHelp to