2 Replies Latest reply on Feb 15, 2012 5:48 AM by dgurzadyan

    Doctype control in RoboHelp

    dgurzadyan

      Hi,

       

      Can someone tell me if there is a way to switch all my RoboHelp HTML files to the doctype 5 automatically?

      Is there an option in RoboHelp to select the HTML version? Or any other way to achieve this except for manual editing of the HTML code.

       

      Thanks.

      Diana

        • 1. Re: Doctype control in RoboHelp
          Willam van Weelden Adobe Community Professional & MVP

          Hi,

           

          No way to convert to HTML5 doctype. You'll need to manually find and replace the doctypes in your output. Note that WebHelp uses both HTML 4.01 Frameset and XHTML 1.0 transitions. But for valid output, you may need to make some more modifications to the output.

           

          The question is: Why would you want to set the HTML 5 doctype? What would that bring that the XHTML 1.0 doctype can't? Also, IE (except maybe v9) don't support HTML5 so you can't use the HTML5 tags like canvas if you want to support older browsers.

           

          You can use Tools > Options > General > "Convert RoboHelp converted topics to HTML" to convert your output to HTML 4.01 instead of XHTML 1.0 transitional. But that's as far as it goes.

           

          Greet,

           

          Willam

          • 2. Re: Doctype control in RoboHelp
            dgurzadyan Level 1

            Thank you so much.