I'm at the beginning of this project using RH7. We used RH5
Historically, we had 2 separate online helps, One in English,
One in French. Going from one to the other would bring the user at
the top level of the Table of Contents for each language.
Several people are bilingual in Canada, and several people
enjoy having access to both language helps at the click of a
button, without the clutter of having both display at the same
I originally thought the conditional build tags would be able
to provide me with that capability, but that function only enables
to have ONE source file to generate several end-user Online helps.
Is there a possibility to switch or toggle between languages,
while remaining in the same topic, and having the TOC toggle to the
other language at the same time?
English TOC French TOC
(simple illustration above of what I need.)
I'd need a button while browsing the RED topic that takes me
to the ROUGE topic (corresponding French Topic) and to the French
TOC. (and back, obviously)
A solution that would accomplish this will enable me to plan
my project adequately.
As you said, you would need to discrete WebHelp outputs. One
in English and one in French. Then you would use the technique
Peter talks about to create links to the matching topics in the
other language. You would probably have to use the Parent or Top
attribute for the links to cause the linked WebHelp to replace the
frameset you are in when you click.