Huge 60% discount today and for 24 hours only !

Warning! Some information and techniques detailed on this page may be out of date. For more up-to-date information on this topic, we recommend that you check the following page: Online Store: Purchase HelpNDoc Licenses. Update: The discount is now over. Thank you to all who participated. We thought you might be interested to know that are offering a huge 60% discount on HelpNDoc Professional Edition for 24 hours only starting today, Friday the 27th.

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HelpNDoc video tutorial and antivirus report

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DownloadTube.com has been kind enough to produce a HelpNDoc video tutorial, or trailer as they call it, which takes the user through the installation process, creation of a new project, definition of this project’s options, creation of new topics… up to the generation and visualization of the generated HTML help and PDF documentation. Video tutorial: demo installation The video tutorial demonstrates the creation of a new topic in HelpNDoc and how to use an external files for that topic.

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PDF encryption and advanced viewer configuration are available in HelpNDoc 2.2

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The new HelpNDoc 2.2 is available for immediate download and provides lots of additions and improvements such as the enhanced PDF exporter which can generate 128-bit encrypted and compressed documentation with customizable user permissions and detailed viewer preferences. PDF Encryption and viewer layout HelpNDoc now provides the ability to compress and encrypt the generated PDF documentation. Secured 40-bit or 128-bit password protected PDF documents can easily be configured to forbid user actions such as printing, modifying, copying…

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Search your HTML documentation with HelpNDoc 2.1

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HelpNDoc 2.1 is ready to download, featuring the much requested search functionality in the HTML generated documentation as well as various robustness improvements. As always, HelpNDoc is available for free for personal use without any limitation and is very low priced for commercial use. HelpNDoc 2.1 introduces a custom made JavaScript search engine to power the client-side searching functionality of the HTML generated documentation. This means that, without any complicated server-side technology, users will be able to search your HTML documentation with ease and speed.

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Special Week-End promotion on twitter: 20% Reduction

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Warning! Some information and techniques detailed on this page may be out of date. For more up-to-date information on this topic, we recommend that you check the following page: Online Store: Purchase HelpNDoc Licenses. Update: The discount is now over. Thank you to all who participated. You can benefit from a 20% reduction on HelpNDoc’s price by following us on twitter. This promotion applies to both the Standard and Professional Edition but hurry up as this offer will expire after this week-end!

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Enhanced PDF and HTML documentation generation in HelpNDoc 2.0.1.4

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HelpNDoc 2.0.1.4 is ready to download, featuring PDF table of content generation, HTML keywords generation and various bug fixes including the generated PDF file which wasn’t always created in the specified path. As a reminder, there’s only 23 days left to benefit for the special introductory discount for both the Standard and Professional Edition, which will expire the 30th of June. PDF Generation has been greatly enhanced and will now output the table of content of your generated documentation.

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HelpNDoc 2 has been released with Word and PDF Export

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We are glad to announce the immediate availability of HelpNDoc 2.0 which includes lots of additions and enhancements, along with a brand new HelpNDoc web site. Let’s start with HelpNDoc 2 which features two brand new exporters: Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF documents can now be generated from HelpNDoc. We also added a find and replace by variable functionality and added a variable panel to simplify their use throughout HelpNDoc. We took a lot of time enhancing little details and much requested features, have a look at the detailed change log bellow.

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The HelpNDoc team is now using Twitter

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Responding to user requests, the HelpNDoc team is now using the popular twitter platform to publish instant HelpNDoc related (or not) news, ideas, tips, thoughts… well basically anything that might be worth mentioning. So come follow us on twitter and let’s start tweeting.

Personalize the CHM windows attributes and toolbar

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The generated CHM window can be heavily personalized from the window part of the project options. This article goes through the window’s size and position, the visible buttons on the toolbar, the personalization of the navigation pane as well as other customizable settings. Window size and position The position of the window is specified from the borders of the screen in pixels. For example, a window which should be centered on the screen horizontally, but at the top of the screen will have equal left and right positions and a zero top position.

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How to link to a specific HTML help topic

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Linking to a specific topic in the HTML generated help is as easy as linking to a file named by its topics ID and placed under the “files” sub-directory of the generated content. Let’s say you have created a project named “My help file” with a topic named “My first topic” whose topic ID is “Myfirsttopic”. When you export the project to HTML, you will have a directory structure such as the following:

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