You're using FrameMaker's built-in save as HTML feature? It's pretty lame. If you have RoboHelp, try generating WebHelp.
Here's a cheat sheet on setting it up (the TCS documentation didn't cover it properly when I used it). http://lauriston.com/fm10_link_to_rh9.zip On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 3:15 PM, Cathy Giddens <cathy.gidd...@qv.co.nz> wrote: > Hi framers. > > I’m on Windows 7, FM10, all patched. I’ve got TCS 3 but quite frankly, I’ve > forgotten what to do with the whole Robohelp side of it. I had ‘retired’ ie, > quit, but came back for this project, to the company that purchased the data > that I published for the previous employer for 19 years. > > > > Background > > Old job but for new employer, one year contract. I’m creating html, for a > new website (containing book content which was previously hardcopy and pdf, > access will be by subscription to more or less the identical customer base > who were used to my nice pdf which had navigation home page, toc’s, chapter > tocs, index, cross-references etc etc. I have learnt how to tweak a css > sheet and keep a permanent version of it, rather than the fresh version > created by FM each time, to overcome some of the unwanted style conversion > issues. To overcome the blunt instrument that is the search facility on the > website (key word searching only so if the exact phrase isn’t found, no > result), I’m keeping the index. In FM this is in 3 columns, with a > Framescript set of ChapterTOC cross references for the A, B, C’s, creating > a key to jump to the required letter. (The GroupTitlesIX aren’t part of the > upload process so this is a workaround). > > > > My question > > How do I get the 3 index columns to translate into the html markup, so my > index is useable instead of 1 column by 6 metres long on my screen (that’s > 20 feet). The css sheet only covers the content style, the column > information gets dropped out altogether. The markup in the html pages > doesn’t seem to include anything relating to columns, according to the web > designer who’s had a look at it. (One thought I had was to get the index > populating into a 3 column table but this isn’t working). > > > > The css sheet will be ‘permanent’ so I can do some edits in there, if I only > knew what. The web developers don’t know Framemaker, they’ve been working on > the whole subscription side and writing the uploader that installs my html > files to the website, and my input was only sought well through the > project... > > > > Many thanks for any suggestions > > > > > > Cathy Giddens > > Quantity Surveyor > > > > > > Phone: +64 21 268 5289 > > qvgroup.qv.co.nz > > P Please consider the environment before printing this email > > This email message and any attachments contain information that is > confidential and may be legally privileged. Quotable Value’s consent to > receive information electronically is not implied by the fact that you have > received this email. If you are not the intended recipient, any use, > disclosure or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. The > opinions expressed in this email are not necessarily those of Quotable > Value. If you have received this message in error please notify the sender > immediately and erase all copies of the message and attachments. Thank you. > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to framers as rob...@lauriston.com. > > Send list messages to email@example.com. > > To unsubscribe send a blank email to > framers-unsubscr...@lists.frameusers.com > or visit > http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/robert%40lauriston.com > > Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com. Visit > http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. > _______________________________________________ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch...@mail-archive.com. Send list messages to firstname.lastname@example.org. To unsubscribe send a blank email to framers-unsubscr...@lists.frameusers.com or visit http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/archive%40mail-archive.com Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com. Visit http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info.