Generate Oracle Help output

1)Set the following options, and then click Next.

Select Output Folder And Filename

Name and location of output files.

Use Lowercase Filenames

Recommended for UNIX users or users accessing files on a UNIX server.

Conditional Build Expression

Click Define to specify conditional build expressions.

Default Topic

Click Select to select a topic to display when the Help opens.

Navigation Pane

Specify the tabs that appear in the Help navigation pane.

In-Topic Navigation Bar

Options for the navigation bar.

Output

Specify the type of Oracle Help output:

Uncompressed Oracle Help With Source Files

Generates HS files and individual source files.

Compressed Oracle Help

Generates JAR and HS files.

Compressed Oracle Help With Source Files

Generates JAR and HS files, and individual source files.

note:   Generating Oracle Help source files empties the Oracle Help output folder.

Table Of Contents

Select the table of contents to display in the output.

Index

Select the index to display in the output.

Variables

Select a variable set to override the default variable set values in the generated Help.

Language

Specify the output language for the layout if the language is different from the language of the project. RoboHelp uses this language setting for the UI strings and language-related UI elements in the preview and generated output.

Encoding

Specify the character encoding format if the web server to which you’re publishing has char­acter encoding different from UTF-8.

Exclude Unreferenced Topics From Output

Select this option to exclude any topic that exists in the project but is not the default topic in the layout or is not referenced from the selected TOC, index, or browse sequence, or any refer­enced topic.

note:    RoboHelp displays the unreferenced topics that are excluded from the output in the Output View pod.

Apply To All Topics

Select this option to apply formatting at the project level:

Master Page

The selected master page overrides the settings of all the individual topics with or without a master page applied to them in the project. The CSS and layout of the master page override the CSS and appearance of all the topics. For example, if the selected master page doesn’t have a header or footer, topics won’t either.

CSS

The master pages associated with individual topics become effective. The selected CSS over­rides all the topics and their CSS irrespective of whether they are associated with a master page or not.

2)Set the following options, and then click Next:

Label

Text displayed when the mouse hovers over the view name. Leave empty to use default text.

Image

Click the browse button to select an image to use in the toolbar.

3)Set the following options, and then click Next:

Title

(Optional) Specify text that appears in the viewer. Leave the boxes empty to use default text (Contents, Index, Full-Text Search).

Image

Click the browse button to select an image that appears next to the table of contents title.

4)Click Add to specify a remote view for the TOC, index and Search. Enter view properties, and then click Next:

General tab

Set the following options:

Name

(Optional) A unique name for the remote view.

Type

Remote view type: TOCNavigator, KeywordNavigator, or SearchNavigator. Oracle Help merges views with identical labels and view types.

Engine

Format of the data file for the view.

Data File

Path (filename or URL) to the remote view.

Optional tab

Set the following options:

Text

Specify the tab label and view title. Leave the boxes empty to use the default text (Contents, Index, Full-Text Search).

Image

Click the browse button to select an image to use in the toolbar.

Map Reference tab

Click the browse button to add a pointer to the map file for the remote view.

5)To merge an external HelpSet file (.hs) with the project, specify the path in SubHelp Sets, and click Add.

6)Click Save And Generate.

7)If the JavaHelp JDK Requirement dialog box appears, select one of the following options:

note:    This dialog box appears if Sun Java 2 JDK or later isn’t installed.

Generate without Full-text Search

Click to generate output without full-text search functionality.

Locate Java SDK Install Folder

Click to browse to the Java JDK install folder. Click Network to locate and map the folder on a network drive.


September 30, 2016

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