Preparing DITA Source Documents : Creating Popups in DITA Source Documents : Using Paragraph Styles to Create Popups in DITA Source Documents
Using Paragraph Styles to Create Popups in DITA Source Documents
You can use Popup paragraph formats in your DITA source documents to create popups. To use Popup paragraph styles to create popup windows, your Stationery and DITA file must have the following items configured:
*Popup and Popup Append paragraph style behaviors if you want your content to display both in popup windows and in standard help topics.
*Popup Only and Popup Only Append paragraph style behaviors if you want your content to display only in popup windows.
The following procedure provides an example of how to use Popup paragraph formats to create popup windows in DITA source documents.
To create popup windows using Popup paragraph styles in DITA source document
1. In your DITA source document, create a link between a word or phrase in the topic and the content you want to display in the popup window and ensure that the link resolves in the document.
2. Save your DITA source document.
3. In the ePublisher Style Designer, configure the destination paragraph styles with the appropriate popup behavior via the Options panel.
4. Generate output for your project.
5. In Output Explorer, go to the page where you created the popup window and verify that ePublisher created the popup window and that the popup window displays the content you specified.