I was wondering if anyone could help me. I copied all files
from my RoboHelp (HTML Help) to a network drive. But when I open
the .chm file, the content windows are blank. I see my topics and
links, but I either receive IE "page not found" errors or nothing
at all in the content windows. I also deleted the old .chm file and
Also - I tried "publishing" (not sure how that differs from
generating) instead of just copying the files, but I get a sharing
file error (I was trying to publish the project I was in to the
network - received the general file sharing error (i.e. it was
opened, couldn't copy it, etc.).
I'm more than a bit concerned when I hear "copied all files"
to a network drive. Are you talking about your project files?
Hopefully you are aware of the difference between project files and
output files. Project files should never live and be edited while
on a network and are only really happy when they are stored
I do see, however, that you mention a .CHM. So I'm just
making an educated guess here. Did you place .CHM on the LAN? Then
you noticed that no topics displayed when you clicked the TOC, so
you figured you needed the source files too? If so, you should note
there are issues with .CHM files on LANs.
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Publishing is different from generating and compiling in this
manner. With generating and compiliing, you take those source files
and produce output. The output is usually in a different folder
from the source. You then publish, which copies the output to a
different location. Might be a different folder or it could be a