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Adobe RoboHelp 2015: The Essentials by Willam van Weelden, Kevin Siegel

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Indexes

You learned how to create a Table of Contents (TOC) on page 44. Although a TOC is easy to create, not everyone is going to find your TOC easy to navigate. And whilethe TOC structure you set up might make sense to you, it's possible it won't make sense to your users. If the TOC is cluttered, most of your users will forgo the TOC and rely on the Index and Search capabilities of your Help System.

An index is a list of keywords associated with project topics. Although often overlooked by novice Help authors, the index is the second most commonly used feature of a Help System (behind the Search feature).

The fastest way to create an index is to have RoboHelp do the work for you. RoboHelp features the Smart Index Wizard—a tool that takes much ...

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