Kategorie: MS Help

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Making CHM files work on network drives

My blog information about CHM security on this page remains correct. Recently though I have learned of another solution that does not require any registry edits. Tim Green of Help and Manual explains how it works on their support forum. The

New Help Viewer for VS 2010

Microsoft announced today plans to address issues with VS 2010 offline help viewer.Jeff Bratten’s blog articles tells you all about it. http://thirdblogfromthesun.com | The Story of Help in Visual Studio 2010 (Part 3) As part of the announcement Paul O’Rear

CHM Security

Never ending story – CHM security … Following link may help some admin’s because well described: http://tinyurl.com/ylkdbza

MS Help Viewer 1.0 – New Help System in Visual Studio 2010

Kathleen McGrath recently interviewed Ryan Linton, a Senior Program Manager on the Library Experience team, about the new Help system in Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2.  He demonstrates the new browser-based Help viewer, and how you can update content locally.

Old WinHelp (WinHlp32.exe) for Windows 7

WinHlp32.exe is required to display 32-bit Help files that have the „.hlp“ file name extension. To view .hlp files on Windows 7, you need to install this application. Sure preview at: http://preview.tinyurl.com/WinHelpDownloadWindows7

HHC.exe command process hangs indefinitely

Having all the needed files to compile a chm, but when you run the hhc.exe command, the process hangs indefinitely. We learned that some Windows updates caused the hhc.exe to unregister itself. A batch file that re-registered the server .dlls for

Help 3 on Facebook

Belong to Facebook? Want to know what’s happening with Microsoft’s Help 3? Join the “Help3″ Facebook group at: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=70197449895

Converting WinHelp projects to HTMLHelp

HHPMod is a software tool created by Sid Penstone for converting WinHelp projects to HTML Help format. It rewrites the project created by HTML Workshop to restore the original Context IDs and the context-sensitive support files. As a result of

ms-its jumps with target bug

When the user clicks an ms-its jump that includes a target in another CHM file, the topic appears at the correct target location, but the css styles are not applied and the graphics do not appear. Clicking refresh loads the

Namespace# 2.0 Tool

Paul O’Rear [MS] (was a Help MVP) has finally got his Namespace# 2.0 tool released on the MS web site. And it’s free! 🙂  A nice MS Help 2.0 diagnostics tool that goes beyond the features of Namespace.exe (free tool with VS SDK). It