Common Desktop Environment: Help System Author's and Programmer's Guide

To Create a Home Topic

    Use the <hometopic> element as follows:

<hometopic> Title
 Body of topic.

If you include a meta information section (<metainfo>), the home topic must follow it.


Here's a home topic with a title and a single sentence as its body:

<hometopic> Welcome to My Application
 Congratulations, you've entered
 the online help for My Application.
Here's a sample home topic that includes hyperlinks to its four subtopics: 
<hometopic> Welcome to Report Master

 Welcome to the online help for Report Master.
 Choose one of the following hyperlinks:

 <list bullet>
  * <xref Tutorial>
  * <xref Tasks>
  * <xref Concepts>
  * <xref Reference>
 If you need help, press F1.

The preceding markup produces this output: