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Subject: RE: [docbook-apps] Using docbook-generated htmlhelp

This question was answered before, e.g. in


and others
(http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/docbook-apps/200106/msg00259.html is
not available at the moment).

Gisbert Amm

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roel Vanhout [mailto:roel@riks.nl]
> Sent: Thursday, July 03, 2003 5:32 PM
> To: docbook-apps@lists.oasis-open.org
> Subject: [docbook-apps] Using docbook-generated htmlhelp
> Hello all,
> I hava a question for those of you that generate htmlhelp 
> from docbook 
> and link to that from their windows programs. I'm wondering what the 
> best way is to do it; in the past, I have put <indexterm> 
> elements in my 
> docbook documents and then linked to there using ::HtmlHelp() with 
> HH_KEYWORD_LOOKUP. The downsides to that are that I cannot link to 
> somewhere in the middle of a page, and that the 'index' pane 
> of htmlhelp 
> is always opened. That, and I need to maintain a list of <indexterm> 
> elements, besides the id="" attributes that I already have.
> So my question is: is there a way to link to DocBook id 
> attributes using 
> ::HtmlHelp() with the HH_KEYWORD_LOOKUP method? The problem 
> is that I do 
> not know the filename that is generated for a certain page (my call 
> needs to look something like
> ::HtmlHelp((HWND)pHelpInfo->hItemHandle, 
> "c:\somepath\\htmlhelp.chm::/ch03s01.html", HH_DISPLAY_TOPIC, NULL);
> but it would be a PITA to have to hardcode the html 
> filenames; and them 
> having to change them every time I reorder my document.
> I hope the explanation of the problem is clear; does anyone recognize 
> the situation? How can I solve this? Thanks!
> cheers,
> roel
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