Create and manage snippets

To create a snippet from scratch, select Insert > Variables > Snippet. Specify a category name (if you don’t specify a category name, RoboHelp adds the snippet to the Default category).

To create a snippet from existing content, select text. Right-click and select Add To > Snippets. Specify a category name (if you don’t specify a category name, RoboHelp adds the snippet to the Default category).

To view snippet properties, right-click the snippet in the Snippets pod and select Properties. In the Used In tab, you can see the names of topics in which the snippet is used.

To attach a style sheet to a snippet, right-click the snippet in the Snippets pod and select Prop­erties. Click the Appearance tab and select a style sheet.

To copy a snippet, right-click the snippet in the Snippets pod and select Copy from the context menu.

To import a snippet, select Project > Import > Snippet and navigate to the source folder.

To export a snippet, select it in the Snippets pod, click ExportSnippet.png in the toolbar, and navigate to the destination folder.

To create a PDF for review with the snippet contents, right-click the snippet in the Snippets pod and select Create PDF For Review. Customize the settings and click OK.

To insert a variable in a snippet, insert the pointer and drag a variable from the User Defined Variables pod.

To preview a snippet, right-click a snippet in the Snippets pod and select Show Preview.


September 30, 2016

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