Learn how to work with topics to build your content in RoboHelp.

A topic is the basic element that contains your content (text, images, multimedia, links, and more) in a project. You can add, edit, format, and delete content in a topic. You can have multiple topics organized in a folder and have multiple folders in a project. This way you can easily maintain structured content in your project.

Create a folder

Folders store your topics. You can have multiple folders in a project. 

You can create a folder at the root level in the Contents panel or a subfolder inside a folder. 

To create a root-level folder in an open project:

  1. In the Author toolbar, click Contents. The Contents panel opens.

  2. In the Contents panel, click  in the upper-right corner of the panel and then click New Folder.

  3. In the Folder Details dialog box, specify the folder name in Name.

  4. Click Create.

    The folder is created at the root level in the Contents panel.

    참고:

    To create a subfolder inside a folder, select the folder, click  in the upper-right corner of the Contents panel, and then click New Folder. Or, right-click the folder or click  against it, and choose New > New Folder

Create a topic

You can create a topic inside a folder or at the root level in the Contents panel.

To create a topic in a folder:

  1. In the Author toolbar, select Contents. The Contents panel opens.

  2. In the Contents panel, do one of the following:

    • Select the desired folder, then click  in the upper-right corner of the panel, and click New Topic.
    • Right-click the folder or click  against it, and choose New > New Topic.

    참고:

    If you don't select a folder, the topic is created at the root level in the Contents panel. 

  3. In the New Topic dialog box, specify the properties for the topic in different sections as required.

    The New Topic dialog box has the same sections as the Topic Properties dialog box, except for the File Info section, which is specific to topic properties. For more information, see Topic properties.

  4. Click Create.

    The topic is created inside the selected folder in the Contents panel. You can create multiple topics inside a folder or a subfolder.

Add content to or edit a topic

Once you've created a topic, to add or edit content:

  1. In the Author toolbar, select Contents. The Contents panel opens.

  2. In the Contents panel, expand the folder that contains your topic, and double-click a topic to open it.

    참고:

    To quickly search for the topic you want to edit, click  on the top left toolbar or press Ctrl+F. In the search dialog box, type the topic title and filename. Double-click to open the relevant topic from the search results.

    You can open and work on several topics simultaneously. Each topic opens as a tab in the authoring workspace.

  3. In an open topic, you can add or edit text, images, and multimedia content. You can also include expanding text, drop-down text, and create links within topics and to external content. You can also insert and customize a topic TOC, variables, snippets, and fields.

    See the following resources for more details:

  4. To quickly run a spell check in an open topic, do the following:

    1. Choose Edit > Preferences or press Ctrl+Shift+T.
    2. In the Application Settings dialog box, select Enable Spell Checking.
    3. Click Done.

    RoboHelp highlights the misspelled words in the topic. Right-click a misspelled word to:

    • View suggested spellings. To correct the misspelled word, click the appropriate suggested spelling.
    • Ignore the instance of misspelled word by clicking Ignore.
    • Ignore all the instances of the misspelled word in the topic by clicking Ignore All.
    • Add the word to the dictionary by clicking Add to Dictionary.
    • Apply condition tags to the word by clicking Apply Conditon Tags.
      In the left pane of the Apply Conditon Tags dialog box, select the condition tags you want to apply. The selected tags are removed from the left pane and appear in the right pane. You can click  against a tag to remove it from the right pane. Click Apply.
    • Create a snippet by clicking Create Snippet. For more information, see Create a snippet.
    • Locate the topic file in the Contents panel by clicking Locate in Contents panel.
    • Open the Topic tab in the Properties panel by clicking Topic Properties.
  5. To close a topic tab, click .

    참고:

    Save your work before closing a topic. When you click  to close a tab, the Save Changes dialog box appears.

    In the Save Changes dialog box, do the following:

    • If your project is connected to a version control system, click Check-in the file and specify a version label. Then, click Save & Check-In.
    • If your project is local, click Save to save your work and close the tab.

Import files and folders

You can import files and Word documents as topics in a project folder. You can also import folders and Adobe Captivate videos.

To import:

  1. In the Author toolbar, select Contents. The Contents panel opens.

  2. To import a file:

    1. Right-click a folder or click  against it, and choose Import > File.
    2. In the Open dialog box, select the file you want to import and click Open

    참고:

    The file type drop-down list in the Open dialog box displays the supported file types, for example, all files, topics, style sheets, and more. Use this drop-down list to filter files according to its type during file selection.

    The selected file is copied as a topic inside your project folder.

  3. To import a folder:

    1. Right-click a folder or click  against it, and choose Import > Folder.
    2. In the Open dialog box, select the folder you want to import and click Select Folder

    The selected folder and its files are copied inside your project folder.

  4. To import the HTML version of a Word document, see Import Word documents into a project.

  5. To import an Adobe Captivate video, see Import and insert an Adobe Captivate video.

Link files and folders

You can link files and folders from your system to your project folder.

To link:

  1. In the Author toolbar, select Contents. The Contents panel opens.

  2. To link a file:

    1. Right-click a folder or click  against it, and choose Link > Link File.
    2. In the Open dialog box, select the file you want to link and click Open

    The file is copied inside the selected folder. RoboHelp notifies that the copied file is linked to the original file. A green arrow precedes the copied file in the Contents panel, indicating in-sync status. 

    참고:

    If modifications are made in the copied or the original version, the green color of the preceding arrow changes to red, indicating out-of-sync status. To sync linked files, right-click the topic or click  against it, and click Sync. A sync success or failure notification appears.

    To remove the link between the copied and original versions, right-click the topic or click  against it, and click Remove Link. This also removes the arrow preceding the copied file in the Contents panel.

  3. To link a folder:

    1. Right-click a folder or click  against it, and choose Link > Link Folder.
    2. In the Open dialog box, select the folder you want to import and click Select Folder

    The selected folder and its files are copied inside your project folder.

  4. To import the HTML version of a Word document, see Import Word documents into a project.

  5. To import an Adobe Captivate video, see Import and insert an Adobe Captivate video.

Rename a topic or a folder

You can rename a topic or a folder in your project without having to open it.

To rename:

  1. In the Author toolbar, select Contents. The Contents panel opens.

  2. To rename a folder, right-click it or click  against it, and click Rename

    To rename a topic's filename, first expand the folder that contains the topic you want to rename. Then, right-click the topic or click  against it, and click Rename

  3. In the Rename dialog box, specify the new name and click Done

    참고:

    To view the new filename of the topic you renamed, choose View > Show and deselect Topics by Title. From the default title view, RoboHelp switches to the filename view and displays all topics by filename.

Create a duplicate topic

To create a duplicate topic in the same folder:

  1. In the Author toolbar, select Contents. The Contents panel opens.

  2. To create a duplicate topic, first expand the folder that contains the topic you want to duplicate. Then, right-click the topic or click  against it, and click Duplicate.

  3. In the Duplicate dialog box, specify a title and filename for the duplicate topic, and click Done. The duplicate topic created in the same folder as the original topic.

Delete a topic or a folder

To delete a topic or a folder in your open project:

  1. In the Author toolbar, select Contents. The Contents panel opens.

  2. To delete a folder, right-click it or click  against it, and click Delete.

    To delete a topic, first expand the folder that contains the topic you want to delete. Then, right-click the topic or click  against it, and click Delete.

  3. Click Yes in the Confirm dialog box. The topic or the folder is deleted.

Collapse all folders in the project

To collapse all expanded folders in your project:

  1. In the Author toolbar, select Contents. The Contents panel opens.

  2. Right-click or click  against any expanded folder or any topic inside an expanded folder, and click Collapse All.

    All expanded folders in your project collapse.

Show topics or folders in Windows Explorer

To show the location of specific topics or folders in Windows Explorer:

  1. In the Author toolbar, select Contents. The Contents panel opens.

  2. Right-click or click  against a folder or a topic inside an expanded folder, and click Show in Explorer.

    Windows Explorer opens, displaying the location of the folder or the topic.

Set topic properties

For information about setting topic properties, see Set topic properties.

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