Re: Issues in generating the help file using "Webworks ePublisher Pro"
We too will be upgrading to ePublisher Pro. At the moment we successfully
use an older version of Webworks.
I am not that familiar with ePublisher Pro, but I have done a couple of runs
using it for generating JavaHelp.
It would be worth checking the WWP group on yahoo:
Anyway, hopefully I can give you some pointers of where to look.
Item 1 and Item 4
Looks like the JavaHelp viewer is trying to load the Index XML file but
cannot find it.
I have found that if I am viewing a help set with the JavaHelp viewer and
try to regenerate it with webworks publisher, the new help set will have
Make sure the index XML file is there - take a look at the generated .hs
file and make sure that the generated index XML file (if it exists) has the
correct capitalization and the correct sort of content.
Also there may be some check box somewhere that needs to be checked to
generate the index XML file.
If there are no particular settings in ePublisher Pro then some editing of
the underlying XSLT files may be required.
Item 2 and Item 3
The following files only need to be in the folder where the JAR is created,
in order to be able to view the JavaHelp with hsviewer:
The following files are used to generate the search database and do not need
to be in the the JAR
The following file is used to create the appropriate manifest file when all
the JavaHelp files are JAR'ed up. A copy of it will end up in the
META-INF/MANIFEST.MF file within the JAR file.
The following file is the default CSS style sheet, but there may be a new
CSS file name for ePublisher pro. Open one of the generated HTML topics with
a text editor to see what CSS file is used.
ePublisher Pro may use a different topic alias marker name in FrameMaker.
Note that the topic aliases additions to the map file and may well be at the
end of the map XML file.
Hope that gives you some clue as where to look.
On Tue, 1 Jul 2008 02:06:30 -0700, Amit S wrote:
>Earlier we had older version of Webworks and using that we were able to
>generate the Sun JavaHelp properly.
>But now we upgraded to Webworks ePublisher Pro version and using this I am
>getting following problems in generating the JavaHelp (using format Sun
>Javahelp 1.1.3) -
>1. The executable jar file created is not loaded from my Java Application
>and giving exceptions like