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ePublisher Equivalent Format Settings in Publisher 2003

ePublisher Equivalent Format Settings in Publisher 2003

Last Modified: May 23, 2006

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The purpose of this article is to explain the ePublisher equivalent format settings found in Publisher 2003 project options.

In Publisher 2003, there are many Project Options for each format (Project > Options). In ePublisher, these Project Options are known as Format Settings (Format > Format Settings).

General Settings for all Formats (Templates)

The following table covers the General Project Option settings found in all the formats for Publisher 2003. These general settings include the General tab, Folders tab and FrameMaker (FM only) tab in Publisher 2003.

Tab in 2003

Setting in 2003

ePublisher Equivalent

General

Generate Pages

View > Style Designer > Paragraph Styles > Default style > Options > Generate Output

Generate Graphics

View > Style Designer > Graphic Styles > Options > Generate Output

Generate 8.3 file names

Not Supported

Use pre-2003 file naming conventions

Not Supported

Use the following file naming rules for pages and graphics

Not Supported

Convert any white space to underscores

Not Supported

Line Endings

Not Supported

Max Buffer

Not Supported

Language Encoding

Format > Format Settings > Locale

Character Encoding

Format > Format Settings > Encoding

Project to project linking context

Format > Merge Settings > Merge Title

Folders

Output Folder

Format > Format Settings > Encoding > Generated Output Location

Images Folder

Not Supported - Done by default

Support Folder

Not Applicable

Temporary File Folder

Not Applicable

Keep these folders relative to the project if it moves

Not Supported - Done by default

Copy the following files from SUPPORT to OUTPUTDIR

View > User Files (place the files you want copied over in the Files directory)

FrameMaker (FrameMaker only)

Automatically remove front matter when adding books to this project

Not Supported in GUI - Done by default

Automatically re-order the TOC and IX when adding books (legacy)

Not Supported in GUI - TOC and IX in FrameMaker are never used

Automatically remove the TOC and IX when adding books (2003 and later)

Not Supported in GUI - Done by default

Map to structure elements rather than formats

Not Supported

WebWorks Help Specific Settings

The following table covers the Project Option settings specifically for WebWorks Help in Publisher 2003.

Tab in 2003

Setting in 2003

ePublisher Equivalent

WebWorks Help

Use Java applet for navigation if a suitable JRE can be found

The Java applet is no longer supported

Contents

Format > Format Settings > Generate table of contents

Index

Format > Format Settings > Generate index

Search

Format > Format Settings > Show search tab

Favorites (requires Java and cookies)

Format > Format Settings > Show favorites tab

Using cookies is OK

Format > Format Settings > Use browser cookies

The entry point to this helpset should be a file named

Format > Format Settings > Top level filename

Synchronize Contents

Format > Format Settings > Automatically synchronize the TOC

Next/Previous Topic

Format > Format Settings > Show previous & next toolbar buttons

E-mail

Format > Format Settings > Company email address

Print

Format > Format Settings > Show print toolbar button

Bookmark

Format > Format Settings > Show bookmark toolbar button

Context Sensitivity

Use Filename markers as topic aliases

Not supported

Preview Implementation

Not supported in GUI

Accessibility

Ask users the first time they view the helpset if they’d like accessibility features and remember their preferences (requires cookies)

Format > Format Settings > WebWorks Help accessibility

Don’t ask users. If I want the accessible version I will specify it in the link to my helpset

Format > Format Settings > WebWorks Help accessibility

Don’t ask users. Always use the accessible version

Format > Format Settings > WebWorks Help accessibility

Generate an accessibility report for this project after each conversion

Format > Format Settings > Generate accessibility report

Validate that each image has an alt tag

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility image alternate tags

Validate that each image map hotspot has an alt tag

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility image map alternate tags

Validate that each image has a long description

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility image long descriptions

Automatically generate place holder long description files

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility image long descriptions

Include visible [D] links to images that have long descriptions

Format > Format Settings > Include visible [D] links to images with long descriptions

Validate that each table has a summary

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility table summaries

TOC/IX

Treat multi-level TOC transitions as

Format > Format Settings > Collapse table of contents

Dynamic HTML Specific Settings

The following table covers the Project Option settings specifically for Dynamic HTML in Publisher 2003.

Tab in 2003

Setting in 2003

ePublisher Equivalent

TOC/IX

Generate a Table of Contents file named

Format > Format Settings > Table of contents file name

Treat multi-level TOC transitions as

Format > Format Settings > Collapse table of contents

Generate an Index file named

Format > Format Settings > Generate index / Index filename

Use page titles as link text

Not Supported in GUI - Done by default

Generate a Frameset file named

Not Supported

Accessibility

Generate an accessibility report for this project after each conversion

Format > Format Settings > Generate accessibility report

Validate that each image has an alt tag

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility image alternate tags

Validate that each image map hotspot has an alt tag

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility image map alternate tags

Validate that each image has a long description

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility image long descriptions

Automatically generate place holder long description files

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility image long descriptions

Include visible [D] links to images that have long descriptions

Format > Format Settings > Include visible [D] links to images with long descriptions

Validate that each table has a summary

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility table summaries

Microsoft HTML Help Specific Settings

The following table covers the Project Option settings specifically for Microsoft HTML Help in Publisher 2003.

Tab in 2003

Setting in 2003

ePublisher Equivalent

HTML Help

Title

Not supported in GUI - must override the template.hhp file

Compiled File

Filename is the value of the Group Name as specified in the Document Manager

Install Location

Format > Format Settings > HTML Help location

Default Window

Not supported in GUI - must override the template.hhp file

Window Definitions

Not supported in GUI - must override the template.hhp file

Build a binary index

Format > Format Settings > HTML Help binary index

Context Sensitivity

Automatically generate a map file and aliases

Not supported in GUI - Done by default

Use the following map file

Format > Format Settings > HTML Help custom map file

Use Filename markers as topic aliases

Not Supported

Test

Not supported in GUI - must use HTML Help Workshop

TOC/IX

Treat multi-level TOC transitions as

Format > Format Settings > Collapse table of contents

Accessibility

Generate an accessibility report for this project after each conversion

Format > Format Settings > Generate accessibility report

Validate that each image has an alt tag

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility image alternate tags

Validate that each image map hotspot has an alt tag

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility image map alternate tags

Validate that each image has a long description

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility image long descriptions

Automatically generate place holder long description files

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility image long descriptions

Include visible [D] links to images that have long descriptions

Format > Format Settings > Include visible [D] links to images with long descriptions

Validate that each table has a summary

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility table summaries

Microsoft WinHelp Specific Settings

The following table covers the Project Option settings specifically for Microsoft WinHelp in Publisher 2003.

Tab in 2003

Setting in 2003

ePublisher Equivalent

TOC/IX

(TOC name field)

Format > Format Settings > WinHelp title

Treat multi-level TOC transitions as

Format > Format Settings > Collapse table of contents

Oracle Help Specific Settings

The following table covers the Project Option settings specifically for Oracle Help in Publisher 2003.

Tab in 2003

Setting in 2003

ePublisher Equivalent

Oracle Help

Title

Format > Format Settings > Helpset title

JAR File

Filename is the value of the Group Name as specified in the Document Manager

OHJ install location

Format > Format Settings > Oracle Help Location

JDK install location

Format > Format Settings > JDK location

Include TOC navigator tab

Format > Format Settings > Generate table of contents

Include index navigator tab

Format > Format Settings > Generate index

Include search navigator tab

Format > Format Settings > Enable search tab

TOC/IX

Treat multi-level TOC transitions as

Format > Format Settings > Collapse table of contents

Accessibility

Generate an accessibility report for this project after each conversion

Format > Format Settings > Generate accessibility report

Validate that each image has an alt tag

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility image alternate tags

Validate that each image map hotspot has an alt tag

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility image map alternate tags

Validate that each image has a long description

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility image long descriptions

Automatically generate place holder long description files

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility image long descriptions

Include visible [D] links to images that have long descriptions

Format > Format Settings > Include visible [D] links to images with long descriptions

Validate that each table has a summary

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility table summaries

Simple HTML Help Specific Settings

The following table covers the Project Option settings specifically for Simple HTML Help in Publisher 2003.

Tab in 2003

Setting in 2003

ePublisher Equivalent

TOC/IX

Generate a Table of Contents file named

Format > Format Settings > Table of Contents filename

Treat multi-level TOC transitions as

Format > Format Settings > Collapse table of contents

Generate an Index file named

Format > Format Settings > Generate index / Index filename

Use page titles as link text

Not Support in GUI - Done by default

Generate a Frameset file named

Not Supported

Palm Reader Specific Settings

The following table covers the Project Option settings specifically for Palm Reader in Publisher 2003.

Tab in 2003

Setting in 2003

ePublisher Equivalent

TOC/IX

Generate an Index named

Format > Format Settings > Generate index / Index filename

Use page titles as link text

Not supported in GUI - Done by default

Sun JavaHelp Specific Settings

The following table covers the Project Option settings specifically for Sun JavaHelp in Publisher 2003.

Tab in 2003

Setting in 2003

ePublisher Equivalent

JavaHelp

Title

Format > Format Settings > Helpset title

JAR File

Filename is the value of the Group Name as specified in the Document Manager

JH install location

Format > Format Settings > JavaHelp location

JDK install location

Format > Format Settings > JDK location

Include TOC navigator tab

Format > Format Settings > Generate table of contents

Include index navigator tab

Format > Format Settings > Generate index

Include search navigator tab

Format > Format Settings > Enable search tab

TOC/IX

Treat multi-level TOC transitions as

Format > Format Settings > Collapse table of contents

Microsoft Reader Specific Settings

The following table covers the Project Option settings specifically for Microsoft Reader in Publisher 2003.

Tab in 2003

Setting in 2003

ePublisher Equivalent

TOC/IX

Generate a Table of Contents file named

Format > Format Settings > Table of Contents filename

Treat multi-level TOC transitions as

Format > Format Settings > Collapse table of contents

Generate an Index file named

Format > Format Settings > Generate index / Index filename

Use page titles as link text

Not Support in GUI - Done by default

Accessibility

Generate an accessibility report for this project after each conversion

Format > Format Settings > Generate accessibility report

Validate that each image has an alt tag

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility image alternate tags

Validate that each image map hotspot has an alt tag

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility image map alternate tags

Validate that each image has a long description

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility image long descriptions

Automatically generate place holder long description files

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility image long descriptions

Include visible [D] links to images that have long descriptions

Format > Format Settings > Include visible [D] links to images with long descriptions

Validate that each table has a summary

Format > Format Settings > Validate accessibility table summaries