Page numbers in WebHelp

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Page numbers in WebHelp

Unread postby ArunDash » Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:25 pm

Is there a way to add page numbering to the WebHelp by modifying the CSS file or updating the skin we use for publishing the output? Any help will be appreciated.
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Re: Page numbers in WebHelp

Unread postby Tim Green » Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:44 am

Hi Arun,

Page numbers in HTML aren't possible because there are no "pages". A page ends at the end of a piece of paper, and this doesn't exist on a computer monitor. A topic that is longer than a screen just scrolls down until you reach the end. Effectively, every topic is a single page, so every page number would be 1, which wouldn't really make sense.

If you print the browser adds page numbers automatically.
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