A text popup is a link that opens a popup box containing basic text that you provide. Example…This is an example of a text popup.
- Open the content file (e.g., topic, snippet).
- In the XML Editor, highlight the text that you want to use as the link (or "hotspot") to open the popup.
Select the Insert ribbon. In the Text section, select Text Popup.
The Insert Text Popup dialog opens, with the text that you highlighted already shown in "The Hotspot Text" field.
If you want to insert a variable, you can click . The variable will appear as syntax in the field, but in the output the variable definition will be shown.
- In The Popup Text field, type the content for the popup. Again, you can insert a variable by clicking .
- Click OK. The link for the text popup is added to the topic. You can change the appearance of the link by modifying the MadCap|popupHead and MadCap|popupBody styles in the Stylesheet Editor.
- Click to save your work.