What you are doing is working outside the boundaries of what RoboHelp natively does. If working with DIVs was part of that you wouldn't be forced to create them in the HTML view. As a result, I'm not surprised that the Design view isn't totally understanding how to deal with it.
No workaround I can think of here. Sorry about that. Maybe someone else has something to offer. What I'm posting to ask is that you please report this to Adobe as a bug. Who knows, maybe they have some magickal scripting or something they can do to accommodate it. At minimum, they need to be aware of the issue so they can factor it into a future release. Use the Feature Request link in my sig.
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Thanks for that Rick, shame really as I think divs are a widely used html tag.
Wish Form posted.
Would putting width:100% (or 70% or whatever % you need) in the #main definition break your output? It seems to look okay with the fudged page I did, but I don't have your exact page to experiment with.
thanks for the tip amber, not a perfect fix. but it is a lot more managable than before. cheers.
Also found a bug with this, trying to insert a hyperlink, dragging a topic from the project manager pod into a div area causes a RH Performed an Illegal Op crash. Reported.