Preparing DITA Source Documents : Creating Hyperlinks in DITA Source Documents
Creating Hyperlinks in DITA Source Documents
You will have to use DITA elements to create links in your documents so that ePublisher can create links to other topics or files in the online help output of your choice.
To create an a hyperlink to a topic in the same DITA file or another DITA file, complete the following steps
1. Identify your link type, as it will determine the markup that is required.
2. For a hyperlink that is going the same file create the following markup:
<xref href="#yourtopicID">Your xref link text</xref>
3. For a hyperlink that is going to a different file create the following markup:
<xref href="file.xml#yourtopicID">Your xref link text</xref>
4. For a hyperlink that is going to a PDF create the following markup:
<xref format="PDF" href="sample.PDF">Your xref link text</xref>