TOC Width



What's covered?

This topic describes how to alter the initial opening width of the TOC, Index and Search panel. The method is for webhelp using skins and was devised by Rick Stone. All I have done is repeat it here for convenience.

To change the TOC width in HTML5 layouts, see Item 1 in Snippets > HTML5.

June 2019 - This page covers the steps for use with RoboHelp Classic versions up to and including RoboHelp 2019 Classic.


  1. Locate your !SkinSubFolder!\SkinName.skn file and edit it using a text editor such as Windows Notepad.
  2. Locate the first occurrence of Frameset Cols.
  3. Alter the value to determine the width of the navigation pane.
  4. A smaller value makes the Navigation pane narrower, while a larger value makes the Navigation pane wider.
  5. Generate WebHelp.


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Topic Revisions


Changes to this page

17 Jun 2019

Amended to cover applicable RoboHelp versions.

20 Feb 2017

Topic reviewed. No changes made.