If I understand correctly, you want the TOC to synchronize once a user jumps to a topic trough a hyperlink.
In the Generate dialog, check Synchronize Table of Contents and select Automatically. This will let the TOC synchronize when a user opens another topic. I hope this is what you meant.
Na, I already had that selected when generating. What I want is to go one step further than that, currently when you click a link it will go to that section in the help, and the TOC will load appropriately so you can see where you are. But because there are topics within that book the user doesnt see them until they physically click it and it opens the group up.
what I want it to do is this like this, a click a link that sends me to book1, book1 opens, and aswell the toc expands to show the other contents in that section. like this:
however, what happens is that I click the link, and book1 is displayed, but it is closed, I cant see the other topics within it, not until I actually click it myself.
The rest of the topics, subbooks1 etc wont open or be visiable in the TOC until the user physically clicks book1 to force the TOC to expand. Can a link be made to do this? or even set a book to open entirely when it is click so all content is displayed?
hope thats kinda clear....
Maybe only with some post-production JavaSc
ript, but I have no clue about how, and never pursued it. O
ur workaround is to list the topics in a table in each of those "book" topics.
By the way, is it just me, or is anyone else experiencing unwanted line breaks when typing in this forum? What you see above is how the forum mangled what I was typing.
For what it's worth, Leon's suggestion is what I too would recommend. When I facilitate a RoboHelp class and am discussing the "Book with link" feature, I typically will suggest that this approach is used.
@Leon - I think this changed with a recent forum upgrade. Annoying, isn't it?
Standard definiton of any upgrade: Uninstall old bugs. Install new ones.
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Sorry, it was the end of a very loooong week. I was commenting on the random carriage returns appearing in posts.