Thanks for the recommendation Rick - I found that site to be extremely helpful when I converted to RoboHelp 8 from 5.
Peter - I apologize for that and will try to be more careful next time.
For this new issue, I must have been out of it last night because I could swear I tested this on our live site and it didn't work, but today it did. So the problem I outlined above only occurs on my local hard drive. With RoboHelp 8, I had the above issue on the local hard drive for the generated output only, but not when I would preview a topic - when previewing, it looked the way it does when I publish it to the network (the right way). If anyone has a fix to make it look correct on the local hard drive, especially for Preview, I'd be interested, but I can live with this.
However, I've found a new issue, still to do with indentation, I think. If I have a numbered list that goes to 10 or more, the first digit is not visible - the number 10. looks like 0. This doesn't occur in tables or drop-downs - only in the main body of the procedure. I had the same issue when upgrading to RoboHelp 8, but that was fixed by selecting the Convert RoboHelp Edited Topics To HTML option. I tried it with RoboHelp 2015, with no success. However, if I edit the html file of a specific topic in Notepad, it looks correct - this is what I did:
Change the very first line of the html file from:
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Frameset//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/frameset.dtd">
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Frameset//EN">
This is a very time consuming fix if I have to do it for every topic with more than 9 steps, but maybe it will help someone give me a better solution? Is there a setting that I need to select? Should I report this as a bug so it doesn't happen regardless of the settings?
Here is a screen print of the problem in case anyone needs a visual. I kept a slight bit of the TOC in the screen print so you can see that the 1 in 10 is cut off in the main body, but steps 10-12 in the drop-down are visible and step 10 is the table is visible:
My gut says that you will find the answer lies in the CSS. Specifically, the left indent.
However, not being a CSS Guru or Expert, I'm lacking the specifics to say "go here and poke that". For me, it would be an exercise in funny brain surgery. Poke this, see what twitches. Poke that, see what else twitches.
Wish I could offer more... Rick