6 Replies Latest reply on Sep 24, 2008 4:26 PM by Moonlion2

    Changing root htm output file

    timgiossi
      Hello,

      Is there a way that I could have the main htm file when I generate a primary layout be the same as the project name? Currently my project is named black book and the main htm file is named Data_Exchange.htm. Is there a way I can have the main htm file be Black Book.htm?

      Thank You
        • 1. Re: Changing root htm output file
          Level 2
          I don't believe there is anything restricting this, but I would avoid spaces in the filenames. I'm not sure why you would want to do this or why you needed to ask. Did you run into a problem trying to do this?

          John
          • 2. Re: Changing root htm output file
            timgiossi Level 1
            No, no problem. I'm just a stickler for making things look right and the current htm file doesn't exactly show what the project is doing. A co-worker and i have been looking and playing around trying to get it to work and it hasn't so i figured i would post my question here.
            • 3. Re: Changing root htm output file
              Captiv8r Adobe Community Professional & MVP
              Hi Tim

              Be sure you aren't confusing the WebHelp start page name with the Default Topic name. They are two entirely different pages with entirely different purposes.

              Additionally, you should consider naming all your WebHelp output start pages the same.
              index.htm

              This will simplify things for you as well as facilitate things once you copy the files to the Web server.

              Cheers... Rick
              • 4. Re: Changing root htm output file
                timgiossi Level 1
                quote:

                Originally posted by: Captiv8r
                Hi Tim

                Be sure you aren't confusing the WebHelp start page name with the Default Topic name. They are two entirely different pages with entirely different purposes.

                Additionally, you should consider naming all your WebHelp output start pages the same.
                index.htm

                This will simplify things for you as well as facilitate things once you copy the files to the Web server.

                Cheers... Rick


                Hi Rick,

                Thats really my question. Where in robohelp would i specify what name i want the start page name? I assume the start page is the page that is linked in my intranet.

                Thanks,
                Tim

                • 5. Re: Changing root htm output file
                  MergeThis Level 4
                  The start page name is your choice, although normal, good, Internet practice is to use index.htm.

                  The start page itself is only a "wrapper" topic that RH populates with mostly browser instructions for framesets, etc. The topic you choose as default is what will actually be displayed as the opening. or Home, page.


                  Good luck,
                  Leon
                  • 6. Re: Changing root htm output file
                    Moonlion2 Level 1
                    Or .html.

                    I've encountered problems in the past with using just .htm.