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How to convert MadCap Doc To Help project (in Nethelp format) to Robohelp?

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Jan 14, 2020

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Hi!

I need to have my Madcap Doc-to-help project (in NETHELP format) entirely functional in Robohelp, but I did not find a way to import the entirely project. I have more than 4000 pages, with hyperlinks, glossary terms and context ids.

I can´t simply import the doc files, because I will loose all this resources.

 

Anyone?

 

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How to convert MadCap Doc To Help project (in Nethelp format) to Robohelp?

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I need to have my Madcap Doc-to-help project (in NETHELP format) entirely functional in Robohelp, but I did not find a way to import the entirely project. I have more than 4000 pages, with hyperlinks, glossary terms and context ids.

I can´t simply import the doc files, because I will loose all this resources.

 

Anyone?

 

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Never heard of an import for that - you might want to try taking the HTML5 output and reverse engineering a RH project out of it - see Peter's site about that (grainge.org) or there's a paid script from Helpessentials that might be faster.

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John Daigle has a Flare to RoboHelp converter. It is not 100% perfect but it does do a good job with just some tidying up afterwards.

 

https://community.adobe.com/t5/robohelp/convert-flare-10-project-to-robohelp-11/m-p/7059990#M105369


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That tool may or may not work - the OP has a Doc-to-Help project, not a Flare one (both owned by MadCap though).

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Oops. Thanks for picking me up on that one Jeff. John's tool is not an option in this case unless, just a wild thought, MadCap can convert a Doc to Help project and then maybe John's converter would work. Long shot.

 

It might be easier to create a CHM from Doc to Help and reverse engineer that. That usually works OK.


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