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How to locate and remove unused image files in RoboHelp?

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Jun 26, 2017

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I use a lot of image files via DHTML. How can I find and delete unused image files in a RoboHelp project?

Hi there

RoboHelp has a report you can run that may help. It's called unused files. In older versions it is on the Tools > Reports menu. In newer versions it's on the Tools tab.

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How to locate and remove unused image files in RoboHelp?

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I use a lot of image files via DHTML. How can I find and delete unused image files in a RoboHelp project?

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RoboHelp has a report you can run that may help. It's called unused files. In older versions it is on the Tools > Reports menu. In newer versions it's on the Tools tab.

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Hi there

RoboHelp has a report you can run that may help. It's called unused files. In older versions it is on the Tools > Reports menu. In newer versions it's on the Tools tab.

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Thanks!!

I did a search in RoboHelp online help and couldn’t find an answer using images or unused images. So this helps!!

Barbara Beresford

Sr. Pr. Technical Writer

MorphoTrust USA

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Note that before I would just wholesale delete anything I would move the files to a temporary folder just to be on the safe side.

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Good point!!

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Hi,

Regarding this, I have run the report and have 72 pages of unused files. Versus individually locating and deleting each file, is there a way of deleting all?

This would really help!

I will await your advice.

Thanks,

Sharyn

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Not really but this script will help with the images. Maybe it can be

adapted for other file types.

Backup before you start.

I have to say 72 pages seems unlikely. Are you sure they are unused?

Please use the blue Reply button at the top to help me help you. The black Reply link nests replies and they sort out of order.

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