Togglers - Expand and Collapse controls

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Togglers - Expand and Collapse controls

Postby GeorgeBell on Sat Jun 17, 2017 5:54 am

I've given up on Flare's Help.

I'd hoped to find a simple solution to expand or collapse all Togglers by clicking on TEXT as opposed to, or even as well as, the miniscule icons shown below.

Toggler_Control.jpg

The feature is exactly what we want for a fairly complex table, but I simply cannot seem to find any way to have clickable text which says "Expand All" or "Collapse All".

Can anyone help please?
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Re: Togglers - Expand and Collapse controls

Postby GregStenhouse on Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:46 pm

I assume you're using a topic toolbar in HTML help?
  1. Go to the skin (e.g. Default.flskn).
  2. Using the 'Styles' accordion, navigate to Toolbar Item.
  3. Find the entries for Expand All and Collapse All.
  4. Set the three ...Icon properties to None.
  5. Enter the text you want in Label.
  6. Save and rebuild.
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Re: Togglers - Expand and Collapse controls

Postby GeorgeBell on Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:23 am

Thank you - you are a star!

I did find some oddities, but having been pointed me in the right direction, it was fairly intuitive after that.

I would suggest that such a valuable feature deserves a write up for Flare's web based help to include your instructions.

Thanks again.
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Re: Togglers - Expand and Collapse controls

Postby Nita Beck on Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:25 pm

GeorgeBell wrote:I would suggest that such a valuable feature deserves a write up for Flare's web based help to include your instructions.

We are just fellow Flare users here. If you want to suggest the write-up to MadCap's technical writers, you should submit a feature request.
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