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Defining Related Links for Topics

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The Related Links pane displays the link set which belongs to one or multiple topics, which you have selected in the Project Manager pane.

 

Show the Related Links Pane


On the View tab, click Related Links.

 

Define Related Links for Topics


You can define a link set that can be applied to one or multiple topics.

1.In the Project Manager pane, select the topics that you need.
Remark: To select multiple topics, you can click on the topics while holding down the Ctrl key.

2.In the Related Links pane, in the toolbar, use the appropriate buttons to add a new entry, delete an existing entry, etc.

 

Display a List of Links in Topics


Please note that to display a link set in the content of topics, you should insert the Related Links placeholder into a topic, or into a common template. The Related Links placeholder will generate the list of links in compiled documentation.

 

Entry Types


The set of Related Links can contain the following types of entries:

Hyperlink - a regular hyperlink that allows you to link to a specific topic, web page, email address, or to perform a macro.

Child Items - allows you to generate a list of links to the topics and web pages, which are contained in a specific TOC item.

Topics by Keywords - allows you to generate a list of links to topics, which are associated with a list of Keywords.

Topics by A-Keywords - allows you to generate a list of links to topics, which are associated with a list of A-Keywords.

 

Editing Related Links of Topics


Editing Related Links of selected topics

 

Selected Topics

Adds a set of hyperlinks to the topics selected in the Project Manager.

 

Hyperlink

Adds a regular hyperlink that you can use to link to a topic, or to an external web page.

 

Child Items

Adds an entry of the "Child Items" type that allows you to generate a list of links to topics or web pages contained in a specific TOC item.

 

Topics by Keywords

Adds an entry of the "Topics by Keywords" type that allows you to generate a list of links to topics associated with a list of Keywords.

 

Topics by A-Keywords

Adds an entry of the "Topics by A-Keywords" type that allows you to generate a list of links to topics associated with a list of A-Keywords.

 

Delete

Deletes the selected entry from the link set.

 

Clear

Deletes all entries from the link set.

 

Properties

Allows you to change properties of the selected entry in the link set.

 

Move up

Moves up the selected entry in the list.

 

Move down

Moves down the selected entry in the list.

 

 

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