Using TCS V1.3 with the latest patches.
Single source project from FM to RH -- output to HTML Help.
I'd like certain links in the HTML Help to open into a separate window. Is there a way to set this up from FM? Apparently, WebWorks has a setting to accomplish this task - I don't see a similar setting in RH.
In FrameMaker source files, if you are using Hypertext markers to create the links, then you can add " target=_blank to the end of the link.
So in the FrameMaker hypertext dialog box:
Command = Go to URL
Syntax = message URL http://www.google.com" target=_blank
When Robohelp imports this marker, it is correctly converted to a hyperlink that opens in a new window.
The trick is to add the quote, space after your URL, and then type target=_blank. It's a little kludgey, but it seems to work.
Hope this helps!
A caveat to this solution, though: it will break the links in PDF output. You will need to use conditional text to create a PDF-only marker without " target=_blank
Great! The link for the "Go to URL" command now opens up in a new window. Thanks. FYI - does not work with FTP sites.
However, I also have other links I'd like to have open in a new window (listed in order of importance):
Does anyone have experience with these specific tasks? Thanks.
I don't believe either of these is may be possible with a simple tweak you perform in the Frame source. Then again, the extent of my Frame knowledge is totally laid out with this:
Click Start > Programs > Framemaker.
The Framemaker application may open.
Something happens after that, but I can't be certain.
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