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sappience
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Building a guided tour form my model driven app

Hello I am trying to build a custom guide to my model driven app in the following top-level architecture:
1. Welcome screen(with skip/don't show again options) and a clickable link that will guide me to the next action.

2. Coachmark and baloon(again with next/previous and 'don't show again' options)

3. Another Coachmark and baloon(again with next/previous and 'don't show again' options)

4. etc. etc.

5. Coachmark and baloon(again with next/previous and 'don't show again' options) pointing me to a different area in the sitemap whete again we repeat the same steps to some extent.

The thing is i can see it works on Microsoft apps(see screenshot 1) but somehow i don't have rich editor or at least raw code editor in my environment eventhough i have enabled it following the documentation(screenshot2). And without the RICH or HTML editor i can't style or modify the code. So why and where can i see and write code in similar to the presented in the documentation way(screenshot 3)?

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sappience
Helper I
Helper I

And here is a screen from a tutorial online where there is a rich editor, but not in my case...

screenshot4.jpg

LinnZawWin
Multi Super User
Multi Super User

I guess styling is very limited and you only have a few options (you can see text styling when you select the text)

LinnZawWin_0-1687440056615.png

 

If you prefer to modify the content in XML as mentioned in the documentation (screenshot 3 of your original post), you will have to add the Help pages into solution, export, modify in XML and import back as a solution .zip file. But I doubt it would support any other styling which are not available in the help page editor. All the supported tags are as specified in the Custom help XML definition.

LinnZawWin_1-1687440345629.png

 

 

LinnZawWin
Multi Super User
Multi Super User

@sappience 

If my answer solved your problem, can you please mark it as a solution to close this thread? That will be useful for others in the community who come across this thread to identify the solution easily.

 

 

sappience
Helper I
Helper I

@LinnZawWin your input is absolutely valuable as it at least clarifies that the current state of the help pages is relatively limited. I would appreciate any input for alternatives or tools who can contribute, so i will keep it open for a while and if no other input will mark your answer as the solution. Thank you!

@sappience 

Since there is no response from other community members, will you be able to can you please mark it as a solution and close this thread?

 

 

 

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