Rapidly import multiple media elements in your help projects with HelpNDoc 5.8

Rapidly import multiple media elements in your help projects with HelpNDoc 5.8
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Did you find it slow and difficult to include media elements in your documentation projects ? Download the brand new HelpNDoc version 5.8 now to take advantage of the amazingly helpful new file import tool: drop multiple files from the Windows Explorer and the dialog will show up to help easily and rapidly choose how those files are imported. And this is only one of the new features available in this latest update, which includes multiple additions and bug fixes to help create the most amazing documentation project, such as: an updated template editor where assets can be edited from within HelpNDoc, better High DPI support for CHM help files, updated HTML documentation generation, and much more… Download your free version of the HelpNDoc help authoring tool now and read more to learn about this latest update.

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Rapidly add a logo and custom CSS and JavaScript code to your HTML documentation files

Rapidly add a logo and custom CSS and JavaScript code to your HTML documentation files
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HelpNDoc’s amazing responsive HTML web-site generation process can be customized to add a logo, tailored CSS and JavaScript code, translated strings and more… let’s see how easy and fast it is to produce truly customized HTML documentation web-site using HelpNDoc. Add a custom logo to the project’s library The library includes every reusable media elements (pictures, movies, documents…) available in the project. In order to add the desired logo picture to the project’s library, a few simple steps are required:

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Enhanced and simplified library item management in HelpNDoc 5.7

Enhanced and simplified library item management in HelpNDoc 5.7
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We are glad to announce the release of HelpNDoc 5.7, a major update of the popular help authoring tool which can be downloaded completely free for personal use and evaluation purposes. This update includes a completely redesigned library items editor, which is now not only faster but also easier to use; advanced library items related tools such as the ability to export included library items or convert pictures to image maps and vice versa; better and faster popup previews of library items, including external pictures; and many additional enhancements and bug fixes.

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Quickly sort help content, documentation headings or eBooks topics by title

Quickly sort help content, documentation headings or eBooks topics by title
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Writing an online help file, a user manual, an eBook or any other format handled by HelpNDoc is usually lengthy ongoing and non-linear process. Oftentimes, as the content evolves, the overall topic hierarchy can become sub-optimal and a re-organization is required in order to make the documentation easier to read and navigate. Even though HelpNDoc provides tools to easily re-organize the table of contents, in some cases the process can be lengthy and error-prone, such as when an alphabetical sorting of topics is required.

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Automatic syntax highlighters and better SEO in HelpNDoc 5.6

Automatic syntax highlighters and better SEO in HelpNDoc 5.6
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We are glad to announce the release of HelpNDoc 5.6, a major update of the popular help authoring tool which can be downloaded completely free for personal use and evaluation purposes. This major update includes dozens of syntax highlighters for multiple programming languages, better SEO for the HTML documentation formats, persistent customization for the quick access toolbar; enhanced documentation generation and much more. Download your free version of HelpNDoc now and read more to learn about this latest update.

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Recap of Recent Social Media Posts For Technical Writers

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Every year is a 365 blank-page book with a perfect opportunity for you to write what you want - eBooks, Help files, Manuals, User guides, and any other documentations. Regardless of what you want to write about, HelpNDoc will do all the hard work for you and simplify your entire writing task. As part of our efforts to make your work easier this year, we’ve compiled some of our recent social media posts for technical writers and authors and we are excited to share these posts with you like we did last year.

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Documentation-wide spell checker and user interface improvements in HelpNDoc 5.5

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We are glad to announce the immediate availability of HelpNDoc 5.5, a major update to the popular help authoring environment which can be downloaded completely free for personal use and evaluation purposes. This major update includes a project-wide spell checker, better Word and PDF documentation generation, user interface and speed enhancements and much more… HelpNDoc is completely free and fully functional for personal use and evaluation purposes and can be used to generate multiple print-related and web-related documentation formats from a single source.

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Use variable placeholders to produce documentation for various cultures

Use variable placeholders to produce documentation for various cultures
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When producing a help file, a user manual or an eBook, it is not only important to provide translations based on the targeted audience, but also to use the proper terms based on the readers’ languages. Let’s take the “colour” term as an example: “color” is the preferred spelling in American English while “colour” is preferred in all other main varieties of English. As a technical writer, supporting multiple language variants can lead to complications and extra work to make sure that the whole documentation is error-free.

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Black Friday 2017: 60% discount on HelpNDoc till Monday 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. For a limited period of time only, purchase the Professional Edition of HelpNDoc at a 60% discount. We believe this discount is a great opportunity to purchase your full version of HelpNDoc and benefit from its amazing features at an incredible price.

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Powerful new command line options to automate documentation generation in HelpNDoc 5.4

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We are glad to announce the immediate availability of HelpNDoc 5.4, a major update to the popular help authoring tool which can be downloaded completely free for personal use and evaluation purposes. In this version, the command line processing code has been completely rewritten and greatly enhanced. It can now allow to override builds’ output path, tags, templates, variables… The inner-workings of HelpNDoc have been re-engineered as well to provide a faster and more reliable startup and shutdown experience, as well as greater future scalability.

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