1 Reply Latest reply on Apr 4, 2011 8:00 PM by Amebr

    Popup Links with Specific Text Color

    skolts

      I'm using Robohelp HTML 8, and I'm having a difficult time figuring out if I can assign a specific color to the popup links in my project. My first thought was that the Text-only popup hotspot character style in the default CSS would handle this, but this is not happening. My regular topics use the default.css, while my popups use a different CSS.

       

      I also noticed that the HTML does not even reference this character style for the popup. Because the popup link is in a procedure, the HTML references the paragraph style (List-1) but that's it (as far as I can tell at least). Here is the HTML in question:

       

      <li class="List-1">While viewing the <span style="font-style: italic;">Intersections</span> tab, click the appropriate <a href="javascript:BSSCPopup('Popup_Street_Map_Buttons.htm');" id="a1">Street<span style="font-weight: bold;"> </span><span>Map</span> button</a> to display the integrated map.</li>

       

      I had defined the following style in the default CSS:

       

      A.popupspot {
      color: #003f00;
      }

       

      However, Robohelp doesn't reference this style in the above HTML. I have to think this is possible, but my mind is drawing a blank on how to get these popup links to display in dark green (003f00). I inspected the link element in Firefox--to see if this style was being overridden somehow, but that style is not referenced in Firefox either, as expected. I've also deleted the Text-only popup hotspot style from the CSS file and then redefined it in Robohelp, with no success.

       

      Can anyone tell me what I'm missing? Please let me know if I can provide additional helpful information. Thank you.

        • 1. Re: Popup Links with Specific Text Color
          Amebr Level 4

          The code "BSSCPopup" indicates the link you are using is a hyperlink displaying as an autosizing popup, not a Text Only Popup, which is something different again.

           

          I believe the link colour is defined by the "Hyperlink" styles. These styles also control the regular (non-popup) hyperlinks, though so you'd be changing both at once. In the CSS they'd be plain A definitions, or maybe something like A:active, A:visited, etc.

           

          You might be able to do what you want by creating a new Character style and manually applying it to any hyperlinks that you make a popup style.

           

          Amebr

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