Once you have selected an HTML based template in the template editor, access the "General settings" group in the "Edit template..." panel to manage the following settings for that template:

  • Inherits from: templates can inherit from other templates and override only specific settings, scripts and assets. Select the parent template here if needed. See: Template inheritance
  • Default file extension: indicates the extension which will be suggested by HelpNDoc when you create a new build using that template;
  • Topic file extension: indicates the extension which should be used by templates to produce topic files;
  • Link settings: define how internal links will be generated by HelpNDoc. See: Handle the generated topic links

Other HTML based template settings: