Facet-based search in WebHelp based on <topicmeta> and <topicsubject>

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Graham Hannington
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Facet-based search in WebHelp based on <topicmeta> and <topicsubject>

Post by Graham Hannington » Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:04 pm

If you want to improve the standing of Oxygen WebHelp in a feature comparison matrix with other web publishing platforms, you might consider enhancing it with facet-based search, based on <topicmeta> and <topicsubject> DITA elements.

ionela
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Re: Facet-based search in WebHelp based on <topicmeta> and <topicsubject>

Post by ionela » Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:38 pm

Hi,

Thank you for your feedback.

Unfortunately, in the current WebHelp implementation this is not possible. We already have this feature logged to our tracking tool and I have added your feedback to it.

Regards,
Ionela
Ionela Istodor
oXygen XML Editor and Author Support

Graham Hannington
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Re: Facet-based search in WebHelp based on <topicmeta> and <topicsubject>

Post by Graham Hannington » Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:03 am

Related suggestions:
  • Introduce facet-based filters to the WebHelp "index terms" ("A-Z" index) page. For example, to show/hide index terms by facet.
  • Introduce facet-based filters to the WebHelp TOC. For example, to show/hide (or, to avoid structural discontinuities, highlight/dim) TOC entries by facet.

ionela
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Re: Facet-based search in WebHelp based on <topicmeta> and <topicsubject>

Post by ionela » Tue Sep 22, 2020 12:45 pm

Hi,

Thank you for your suggestions. I have added them to the existing feature request logged on our tracking tool.

Regards,
Ionela
Ionela Istodor
oXygen XML Editor and Author Support

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