I have a project, unfortunately stored on a network drive,
that recently crashed. I also have a copy of the project stored on
my computer. The project on my computer has a number of topics
listed in the Broken Links folder. Either I'm not understanding the
process by which the topics are reconnected into the project, or
something is not working.
The references don't make sense, nor can I click & drag
the BL topic back into the TOC, which would seem to be what would
Any help would be appreciated. If I could click on a BL
topic, and see it, then I could create a new topic, but that
doesn't seem to be possible. Thanks in advance.
First of all, you probably would not have hit this problem if
you had worked on your project on a local drive and backed up to
the network drive. RH uses an Access DB that is prone to problems
when run on a network drive so the advice of most RH users is never
The broken topics list just lists instances where the RH
project has lost track of where a topic is. For example a TOC page
says it is in a location but the project can't find it. This can be
caused by a number of factors (e.g. a file being moved, renamed or
deleted outside of RH).
If you have the topic linked to the broken TOC link still
visible in the project, try right clicking on TOC page and
selecting "Properties". This will show you where it is trying to
link to. You can also point it to the correct location if it is