SDHelp is a merged help system that I've inherited, and the
parent help file is called SDHelp. I made one small change to the
index in one of its child help files. Then I generated both the
child help file and the SDHelp file, but when I ran SDHELP.xpj, I
could only see the topics/index terms/etc that are in SDHelp. I
could not see the child help topics. (This help system is now in
production, so I know the TOC insertions of the child help systems
Then I read someplace that to see a merged help system, you
need to publish the files. So I published ALL of the files to
another folder on my C: drive. But it didn’t create an .xpj
file, so now I’m not able to open the help system at all.
I must be missing a step that will allow me to see the child
projects from the main project. Can anyone fill me in?
The XPJ only exists in the source of each project of the
merge and in each source, you will only see the index and TOC for
that project. When you generate and / or publish you get the
output. The is opened by running the start page for the parent.
That is defined in the first page of the wizard and there will not
be any XPJ file there. Indeed, if there was you would have a major
Take a look at the topic on my site about merged webhelp and
all will be explained. There will be references to the MPJ file,
rather than XPJ but it is otherwise all still valid.