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Microsoft HTML Help Workshop:
Offer your users the help system they need.
Easily create Help systems for your desktop and Web-based applications, including ..NET
and Link your application and Help system with context-sensitive Help. Search Microsoft
web site with Help Workshop keywords to download the easy to use product.
Hyper Text Markup Language. This markup language is used for web design and also to
create help files.
Microsoft HTML Help consists of an online Help Viewer, related help components, and help
authoring tools from Microsoft Corporation.
The Help Viewer uses Microsoft Internet Explorer to display help content. It supports
HTML, ActiveX, Java, scripting languages (JScript, and Microsoft Visual Basic
Scripting Edition), and HTML image formats (.jpeg, .gif, and .png files).
Help authoring tool
HTML Help Workshop, provides an easy-to-use system for creating and managing help projects
and their related files.
- Save the documents you want to use for the help file in TXT format
- Use the command Add Header / Tail from my
shareware to add header and footers to all the TXT files.
Fore example you can create 2 text files that will be used as header and footers.
The Text file used as Header to add at the top of every TXT files could be:
<LINK REL=stylesheet HREF="MYStyle.css" TYPE="text/css">
The Text file used as Footer to append at the bottom of every TXT files could be:
- Now that all the TXT files have these headers they are HTML files. You can use PFE
editor (a easy to use powerful text editor for Windows that has wide application in all
areas needing the ability to edit files) or other word processing software, or HTML
editors to edit every HTML files and add the formatting you would like to see in your
compiled HTML Help. You can for sure create Batch files and/or Macros to facilitate the
- Once the HTML files are as desired, it is time to create a help project (.hhp) file
containing information on the location of your HTML topic files, contents (.hhc) files,
index (.hhk) files, image (.png, .jpeg, .gif) files, and other files.
- Using the HHP file and an installed HTML Help Workshop, you can compile the separate
source and reference files contained in a help project file to create a compiled help
(.chm) file. The compiled help file can then be placed on your hard disk, a 3.5-inch disk,
a compact disc, a server location, an Internet location, or an intranet location... See
the HTML Help Workshop online help for more information.
Compilateur: html help workshop.
If you are used to WinHelp or Help Workshop:
Fichiers HTM equivalent of the RTF files used with WinHelp
Fichiers HHP equivalent of the HPJ files used with WinHelp
Fichiers CHM equivalent of the HLP files used with WinHelp
Fichiers HHC equivalent of CNT files used with WinHelp
For more information and to donload the HTML Help Workshop go to: Microsoft
Some keywords you can use to search topics: "HTML Help Workshop"
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