How do I change breadcrumb text and styles?
1 year ago
In our help system, we have a breadcrumb that shows the location of the current topic in the header.
What we want to do for the breadcrumb path is:
- Change the style of hyperlinks (regular, hover style);
- Change or disable the "<Root level>" text;
- Change the delimiter from the ">" char to "|" char.
How can we do that?
How to edit Breadcrumb settings
You can change settings of the Breadcrumb object according to your needs:
Is it possible to turn off the "<Root level>" text, so it will not be shown for the topics that belong to the root level of the Table of Contents?
You can set the No Path Text field as blank text, so it will not be displayed for the root-level topics.
It works, thank you!
How do you include the Topic Title in the navigation header in a HTML help file?
How to use templates in HelpSmith
In HelpSmith, you can use templates which you can find in the Project Manager pane under the Templates node (as shown on the screenshot above).
To apply a template to a specific output format (e.g. HTML Help, etc.), you can double-click on the template that you need and then edit the template's settings.
If you need to add a new template to your project:
How to insert the #TopicTitle variable (placeholder) into a template
The standard templates available in HelpSmith already include the #TopicTitle variable, so they display the title of the current topic.
If you need to insert the #TopicTitle variable into a new (blank) template: