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Re: [NH] Re: Subtopics in Outline Docs to HTML?

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  • Dave
    Hi this sounds like you need multiple frames so that when you click on index in top left say it opens the bottom right frame and be careful some providers do
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 1, 2005
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      Hi
      this sounds like you need multiple frames so that when you click on index in
      top left say it opens the bottom right frame and be careful some providers
      do not handle frames.

      THANKYOU DAVE in au
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      From: "marbux" <marbux@...>
      To: <ntb-html@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2005 6:09 AM
      Subject: [NH] Re: Subtopics in Outline Docs to HTML?


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      >> From: Adrian/ Rosemary Worsfold Subject: Re: Subtopics in Outline Docs
      >> to HTML?
      >>
      >> This may or may not answer your question.
      >>
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      > Unfortunately, it doesn't. I need to have everything wind up on one
      > web page with a parent table of contents and child tables of contents
      > at the tops of texts under the parent's corresponding topical
      > headings. Kind of like a book that has a table of contents, then each
      > chapter has its own table of contents, but all on one web page.
      >
      > How I have been coping with the problem so far is to work with the OTL
      > and modify-to-HTML features to generate separate files for each topic,
      > then doing much the same with a parent OTL document to generate a bare
      > HTML file containing only the major headings and the main table of
      > contents. The process ends by cutting and pasting the child HTML
      > sections along with their individual tables of contents into the
      > parent html file, then editing the reference and target html tags so
      > the "contents" option in the subtopics take you back to the child's
      > table of contents rather than the parent's.
      >
      > If I'm careful that gets me by, but carelessness or the need for
      > revisions puts me in the position of having to extensively edit the
      > combined HTML file, forfeiting the advantages of working in an OTL
      > document.
      >
      > I've tried several outliners, including KeyNote, TreePad, and Maple.
      > The only app I ever found that can do what I'm after is Compass,
      > <http://www.softgauge.com/compass/index.htm>, a web bookmarks manager
      > that includes outlining capabilities. It has a fairly rich .OTL
      > templating capability that gives you pretty fine-grain control over
      > HTML export, but the templating documentation is pretty poor. It also
      > isn't very sophisticated as a text editor (it is, however, the best
      > bookmarks manager I've ever found), and I'd much rather work in NTP.
      >
      > I really appreciate folks' contributions on this. I may just have to
      > wait for the rewritten version of NTP.
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      > CSE HTML Validator Lite - it's free:
      > http://home.earthlink.net/~5wink/dl/cselite652.exe
      >
      > Fookes Software Home: http://www.fookes.us/redir
      >
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
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