Creating and editing modular projects

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Creating and editing modular projects

Creating a modular project is just as easy as adding a topic to a project. Once you have added the child project its TOC is displayed as part of the current project's TOC and you can edit it directly if you turn off read-only mode (see below).

When you publish the master project the entire TOC of the child project is inserted in the master TOC at the point where you insert the child project in the master TOC tree.

See Modular Projects in the Reference section for some more background information on modular help systems.

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By default child modules are inserted in read-only mode. This is recommended for multi-user editing, otherwise all topics in child projects will be locked for all users. You can turn off read-only mode in Configuration > Common Properties > Miscellaneous.


Click to expand/collapseHow to create a master project
Click to expand/collapseHow to add child projects
Click to expand/collapseThe "Merged Projects" section and modular projects not included in the TOC
Click to expand/collapseUsing multiple TOCs with modular projects
Click to expand/collapseHow to edit the child project
Click to expand/collapseHow to access a child project's files and configuration settings
Click to expand/collapseHow to change the merge method
Click to expand/collapseSetting a global help window for runtime merging
Click to expand/collapseExporting runtime modules to other formats

See also:

Modular Projects (Reference)