Handling special characters correctly in Documentation set name

Topics: General Questions, Help 1.x/2.x
Nov 19, 2008 at 9:05 PM
Documentation set name converts invalid characters to underscores. This is okay when it's being used as a base name for file names. That makes sense. But it doesn't make any sense for the title displayed in the CHM file. Is it possible that you could decouple the title bar name from the actual filename base name in the next version? That would allow me to have a more appealing display name without that being mangled in favor of the (totally invisible to users) file name version.
Nov 19, 2008 at 10:05 PM

I think you can override the CHM title by opening your project's Help\Settings\Projects\help1x.config file and replacing the {3} in the <line>Title={3}</line> element, although I haven't tried this myself.

If it works I'll create a workitem to show this option in the Help 1.x settings dialog, and probably as a child of the Build | Help 1.x option in the DocProject Properties window.

- Dave
Nov 19, 2008 at 11:21 PM
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