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    How to make single (combined) Help file for various Custom Services

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20

    Desired Outcome Goal:
    Make a single (combined) document be the Help file for various Custom Services (rather than having a separate Help file for each).

    Choice #1:
    Reproduce the Help file for each custom service, that is, copy it as /exlibris/aleph/a2n_n/aleph/pc_b_help_eng/custom-01.html, custom-02.html, etc.

    Choice #2:
    a. Create a Word doc containing the desired documentation and save it as /exlibris/aleph/a2n_n/aleph/pc_b_help_eng/error_help custom-doc.html”.
    b. Add a “<file>custom-doc</file>” line to the relevant $alephe_root/pc_b_eng menu file
    c. Create a custom-doc.xml file like this:
    <?xml version = "1.0"?>
    <!DOCTYPE dialog SYSTEM "dialog.dtd">
    <title> Click on the “Help” button to the right to see the doc. </title>

    Additional Information

    Earlier attempts resulted in Remote Service Error "Unable to find XML definition file for service" due to the files being in the wrong directory.

    • Article last edited: 2/10/2014