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Why are settings missing from my PDF output options?

New Here ,
Mar 18, 2024 Mar 18, 2024

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Hey, all! I'm a science-writer-turned-technical-writer. I'm a brand new RoboHelp user, training with some Adobe tutorials.

 

I'm a little concerned--several tutorials now have shown options I don't have when exporting a PDF. I'm missing settings from the Layout section, and there is just no Master Pages option. Has anyone else encountered this? Is there an easy fix?

 

 

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Community Expert , Mar 18, 2024 Mar 18, 2024

You haven't said which version of RoboHelp you are using. Please always start a thread with this information.

Please go to Help > About and include the full version number. I'm guessing you are on 2022 from the image, hopefully with Update 3 applied. That will show as 2022.3.

 

I suspect your tutorials were for earlier versions. In 2022 Master Pages became became Topic Layouts. They do the same thing and are described for 2022 at RH2022 Topic Layouts (grainge.org)

 

In the PDF output Templates a

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You haven't said which version of RoboHelp you are using. Please always start a thread with this information.

Please go to Help > About and include the full version number. I'm guessing you are on 2022 from the image, hopefully with Update 3 applied. That will show as 2022.3.

 

I suspect your tutorials were for earlier versions. In 2022 Master Pages became became Topic Layouts. They do the same thing and are described for 2022 at RH2022 Topic Layouts (grainge.org)

 

In the PDF output Templates are now applied rather than Master Pages. Take a look at RH2022 PDF Templates (grainge.org)

 

Hope that helps.

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Thank you! Sorry for leaving my version info out, I'll lead with that in the future. It looks like Version 2022.3.93, yes. And the pages you linked are exactly what I was looking for. Thanks again! 

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