Estimated completion time = 15 minutes.
In this practical session, you will create a help file for your EASAP. This will be accomplished by using Microsoft Word to produce the help file content and then to write this file out as HTML. Please follow the instructions below to complete this practical session.
Note: This practical session is designed for computers running under Windows with Microsoft Word installed. For other computer types, you can use the word processor or HTML editor of your choice and use the following instructions as a general guide.
Helpfile.docsupplied with the rest of the tutorial files.
The document should look like this:
First you will create hyperlinks from your Help File Contents section down to the relevant sections lower in the file.
A pop-up window will appear which will depend on your version of MS Word
The ‘Overview’ bullet item should be now in blue underlined text and be a hyperlink
help.html(type: Web Page, filtered). This step varies based on your version of Word. Note that some versions of Word default to a file type of
.htmand you may need to define
.htmlexplicitly (using DOS command prompt: type 'copy
help.html' then 'del
help.htm' to avoid confusion with the file name extension.)
help.html file will be added to your Current Files table
Now you can have a look at your newly formed help file as a user would do.
The help file content will appear in a new browser window like:
You are now finished with Practical Session 7.