Variables are placeholders for textual content. The variable is placed within topics and will be replaced by its current value at generation time. They can be useful in multiple situations:

  • When an information is not yet known or is subject to change, such as a product which is in the development phase and whose name is not yet known;
  • When the generated documentation has multiple targets: it is possible to override variables for each documentation build generated by HelpNDoc thus generating multiple variations of a documentation;

Overview of the user interface

1. Library item name

Choose a unique name for that library item.

2. Variable value

Current value of the variable.