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Using Sample Microsoft Word Source Documents and Stationery to Implement Online Features

If you use Microsoft Word to author content, you can use the sample Exploring ePublisher Microsoft Word source document and the sample Exploring ePublisher Stationery to see how you can use ePublisher to quickly and easily implement the following online features:

The following procedure provides an example of how to implement online features in Microsoft Word source documents using Microsoft Word 2003. Steps for implementing online features in Microsoft Word may be different in other versions of Microsoft Word.

To implement online features using the sample Exploring ePublisher Microsoft Word source documents and Stationery

  1. Create a popup window by completing the following steps:

  2. In Document Manager, open the Exploring ePublisher.doc file.

  3. In the Exploring ePublisher Sample Content (Word) section at the end of the Exploring ePublisher.doc file, apply the GlossTerm paragraph format to the Popup window glossary term and apply the GlossDef paragraph format to the popup window glossary definition.

  4. Insert your cursor in front of the Popup window term.

  5. On the Insert menu, click Bookmark.

  6. In the Bookmark name field, type PopupWindow, and then click Add.

  7. Insert your cursor at the end of the last sentence of the popup window definition.

  8. On the WebWorks menu, click Markers.

  9. In the Marker field, select PopupEnd, and then click OK.

  10. In the Creating Your First Popup Window (Word) section in the Exploring ePublisher.doc file, highlight the term popup window in the following sentence:

A popup window can be used to display glossary terms and definitions.

  1. On the Insert menu, click Hyperlink.

  2. In the Select a place in this document field, under Bookmarks, select PopupWindow, and then click OK.

  3. Save your Word source document.

  4. In ePublisher Express, on the Project menu, select the WebWorks Help - Exploring ePublisher target next to Active Target.

  5. On the Project menu, click Generate All.

  6. In Document Manager, select the Exploring ePublisher top-level group.

  7. In Output Explorer, under Navigation, double-click the index.html file to open your generated WebWorks Help output.

  8. On the Contents tab, click Popup Windows (Word) > Creating Your First Popup Window (Word).

  9. Hover over the popup window text in the following sentence and verify that a popup window with the popup window glossary definition you specified displays correctly.

  10. Create an expand/collapse section by completing the following steps:

  11. In the Creating Your First Expand/Collapse Section (Word) section in the Exploring ePublisher.doc source document, apply the ExpandCollapse paragraph format to the following text:

To create your first expand/collapse section

  1. Insert your cursor after the period in the last sentence of the procedure.

  2. On the WebWorks menu, click Markers.

  3. In the Marker field, select DropDownEnd from the list, and then click OK.

  4. Save the Microsoft Word source document.

  5. In ePublisher Express, on the Project menu, select the WebWorks Help - Exploring ePublisher target next to Active Target.

  6. On the Project menu, click Generate All.

  7. In Document Manager, select the Exploring ePublisher top-level group.

  8. In Output Explorer, under Navigation, double-click the index.html file to open your generated WebWorks Help output.

  9. On the Contents tab, click Expand/Collapse Sections (Word) > Creating Your First Expand/Collapse Section (Word).

  10. Click on the arrow following the procedure introductory text to expand and display the steps in the procedure.

  11. Click on the arrow following the procedure introductory text again to collapse and hide the steps in the procedure.

  12. Create related topics links for a topic by completing the following steps:

  13. In the Creating Your First Related Topics Links (Word) section in the Exploring ePublisher.doc source document, apply the RelatedTopic paragraph format to the following list of cross-references at the end of the topic:

  14. Creating Your First Popup Window (Word)

  15. Creating Your First Expand/Collapse Section (Word)

  16. Save the Microsoft Word source document.

  17. In ePublisher Express, on the Project menu, select the WebWorks Help - Exploring ePublisher target next to Active Target.

  18. On the Project menu, click Generate All.

  19. In Document Manager, select the Exploring ePublisher top-level group.

  20. In Output Explorer, under Navigation, double-click the index.html file to open your generated WebWorks Help output.

  21. On the Contents tab, click Related Topics Links (Word) > Creating Your First Related Topics Links (Word).

  22. Click on the Related Topics button at the bottom of the page and verify that the list of related topics displays in the generated output.

  23. Create a context-sensitive help topic by completing the following steps:

  24. In the Creating Your First Context-Sensitive Help Topics section in the Exploring ePublisher.doc source document, insert your cursor in front of the first paragraph in the topic.

  25. On the WebWorks menu, click Insert TopicAlias Marker.

  26. In the Topic Alias field, specify the following topic ID for the topic:

IDH_CreatingYourFirstContextSensitiveHelpTopicWord

  1. Click OK.

  2. Save the Microsoft Word source document.

  3. On the Project menu, select the Microsoft HTML Help - Exploring ePublisher target next to Active Target.

  4. On the Project menu, click Generate All.

  5. On the View menu, click Output Directory.

  6. In the Exploring ePublisher folder, open the Exploring ePublisher.h mapping file in Notepad.

  7. Verify that the IDH_CreatingYourFirstContextSensitiveHelpTopicWord topic ID is listed in the Exploring ePublisher.h mapping file.

ePublisher/2009.3/Help/01.Welcome_to_ePublisher/6.27.Exploring_ePublisher_Pro_Express_Automap (last edited 2009-11-16 16:49:17 by TonyMcDow)