Add index controls

note:   Applies to Microsoft HTML Help projects only.

The tri-pane design includes an Index tab, where users can access keywords.

If the project does not support a tri-pane design, you can add an index control to a topic to make the index file available. The index appears when users open the topic with the index control.

If the topic is in a subfolder, copy the index file (.HHK) to the subfolder before you add the control.

1)In the Design Editor, click the place in the topic to add the index.

2)Select Insert > HTML > Javascript > Index.

3)To test the index control, compile the project. The index control displays the same index as in the final output.

tip:   You can use other index files (HHK) in the project. Copy the HHK file and associated files (topics, images, multimedia) to select the HHK file with the index control.

September 30, 2016

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