Preparing Microsoft Word Source Documents : Creating Popup Windows in Word : Using Markers to Create Popup Windows in Word
 
Using Markers to Create Popup Windows in Word
You can insert Popup markers into your Microsoft Word source documents to create popup windows. To use Popup markers to create popup windows, your Stationery must have the following items configured:
*Popup marker type
*PopupEnd marker type
*PopupOnly marker type
Your output format must also support this feature. For more information about output formats that support this feature, see “Features Available in Each Output Format”.
The following procedure provides an example of how to insert Popup markers in Microsoft Word source documents using Microsoft Word 2003. Steps for inserting Popup markers in Microsoft Word may be different in other versions of Microsoft Word.
Note: Popup content is created from whole paragraphs. You cannot include a subset of a paragraph in a popup.
To use popup markers to create popup windows in a Microsoft Word source document
1. In your Microsoft Word source document, create a link between a word or phrase in the topic and the content you want to display in the popup window. For more information, see “Creating Popup Window Links in Word”.
2. Insert your cursor in front of the text you want to display in the popup window.
3. On the WebWorks menu, click Markers.
4. If you want the popup content to display in both a popup window and in a standard help topic, complete the following steps:
a. Select Popup from the list of markers in the Marker field.
b. Leave the Value field blank.
c. Click OK to insert the marker.
5. If you want the popup content to display only in a popup window, complete the following steps:
a. Select PopupOnly from the list of markers in the Marker field.
b. Leave the Value field blank.
c. Click OK to insert the marker.
6. Specify where you want the popup content to end by completing the following steps:
a. Insert your cursor at the end of the content you want to display in the popup window.
b. On the WebWorks menu, click Markers.
c. Select PopupEnd from the list of markers in the Marker field.
d. Leave the Value field blank.
e. Click OK to insert the marker.
7. Save your Microsoft Word source document.
8. Generate output for your project. For more information, see “Generating Output”.
9. In Output Explorer, go to the page where you created the popup window and verify that ePublisher created the popup window that the popup window displays the content you specified. For more information, see “Viewing Output in Output Explorer”.