The Cross-Reference Suggestions window pane displays links in a project that you might want to convert to cross-references. This window pane also provides you with the option to convert the selected links to cross-references.
For example, if you have regular text hyperlinks (<a> tags), you might want to convert them, because cross-references change dynamically and are therefore usually preferred over text hyperlinks.
- Open a project.
Select the View ribbon. In the Dynamic Reports section, select Suggestions>Cross-Reference Suggestions.
The Cross-Reference Suggestions window pane opens.
Do one of the following:
Click the Convert to Cross-References button in the local toolbar.
Right-click any file in the Cross-References Suggestions window pane and from the context menu, select Convert to Cross-References.
The Convert to Cross-Reference dialog opens.
- In the Convert to Cross-References dialog, you can make selections from the following options.target options
In the Target Option field, select one of the following to indicate how you want the destination file to open when the link is clicked.
screen tip options
- Link Target This uses the target that is set in the original link.
Target Frame This enables the Target Frame field (immediately below), which you can use to select one of the following target frame options.
- (default) The destination file will open in the same window as the output window.
- Parent Frame The destination file will open in the parent frame of the current topic while hiding that topic.
- New Window/Tab The destination file will open in a new browser window or tab.
- Same Frame The destination file will open in the same window frame as the current topic.
- Top Frame The destination file will open in the same output window, removing all other framesets. You might use this option, for example, if the destination topic has its own frameset.
- Popup Window The destination file will open in a popup box on top of the current topic.
In the Screen Tip Option field, select one of the following to add a screen tip to the link. This is useful when it comes to accessibility.cross-reference style class
In the XRef Class field, you can set the cross-reference's style class and format . The style class is previewed to the right.
- Click OK. A message indicates how many files have been updated.