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Writing Help files for software products

For help, I’ve stuck with the CHM format. It does what I need and is easy to integrate with a .Net application. I must admit though I haven’t spent time investigating alternatives and I’ve just gone with what I know about. I used to find the process of developing a CHM a bit laborious. I’d […]

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Software Author Help Sites

Euro Share – http://www.euro-share.com This is a long running discussion group which talks about shareware authoring. They’ve also got a searchable archive. Software Marketing Resource – http://www.softwaremarketingresource.com/software-marketing-resource.html This site provides lots of links to other sites. It’s seems to have quite a good selection, I’m still looking through it Have fun making great looking masks […]

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Writing help files for software products

For help, I’ve stuck with the CHM format. It does what I need and is easy to integrate with a .Net application. I must admit though I haven’t spent time investigating alternatives¬†and I’ve just gone with what I know about. I used to find the process of developing a CHM a bit laborious. I’d use […]

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What sort of help file should you have?

Having previously used CHM help with VS6, I thought I’d have a look at the Help Project provided with VS.Net. Before I go any further, I think I may put you off. After I had followed an example through to its conclusion and created a setup project for my HXS help file, added necessary merged […]

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