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HelpNDoc and that you’ll never see documentation creation the same way from now on. We even think you will enjoy it soon. This tutorial project will let you get. But for those who cannot afford RoboHelp there are some free alternatives out there like HelpNDoc; free at least for personal use. If you need to.

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Rather than forcing readers through documentation linearly from beginning to end, HelpNDoc makes it easy for readers to click links to access information they are interested in. Named licenses can only be installed on a limited number of computers you own. You can use the Project Analyzer to sort hyperlinks tktorial their properties i. It is also easy to deactivate a dictionary.

Let’s create that sample project by clicking “Create project”. HelpNDoc gives you tremendous flexibility in updating keywords: We are going to take a look at how to turorial a new project in HelpNDoc today.

You can also define the subject heading for the e-mail message. We will see how HelpNDoc can greatly help with that in another tutorial.

Online help – Learn how to use HelpNDoc | HelpNDoc

A floating license of HelpNDoc can be installed on any number of computers. There are also some other free and low-cost help authoring tools available, such as HelpSetMaker, Helptrix, Helpinator, and some more details see http: It has also correctly set up the “project title” and the “project language” settings as you entered.

It lists all occurrences of library items as well as any topics that use them. After importing the CHM help file, you have the option of updating the content. When you hepndoc start HelpNDoc, you will be presented with this default home screen.

By default, all topics are included in all builds when documentation is generated. You can define the order of your outputs in your build list. You can now modify it to meet your individual needs. HelpNDoc has a project management tool called Project Analyzer that makes it easy to evaluate the overall structure and integrity of your project. HelpNDoc provides a flexible multi-language live spell checker that puts you heelpndoc control of the dictionaries and settings that are used.


Very open, clear, straight-forward GUI without any confusing tabs, pods, etc. But heppndoc those who cannot afford RoboHelp there are some free alternatives out there like HelpNDoc ; free at least for personal use. HelpNDoc makes it easy to include specific topics only in selected builds by tagging them. The Project Analyzer makes it easy to evaluate the hyperlinks used throughout your project. You can sort items by type, caption, source, and topics.

You can download it at www. After you copy a template, you can then tailor the settings and properties to create customized documentation that supports your specific needs.

A Free Help File Software: HelpNDoc

To improve the usefulness of your documentation, you can provide hyperlinks to supplemental files that are located outside your documentation. It checks spelling as you enter content into helpnodc editor, add new topics into your table of contents, create new keywords, post new items to your library… Your whole project is covered from spelling errors.

HelpNDoc gives you the option of defining rules to include selected sections of topics in specific outputs. HelpNDoc provides an easy-to-use organizational feature that allows you to select from various icons to classify your topics. This new template is then available to you and can be used when publishing all of your projects.

A Free Help File Software: HelpNDoc | Technical Communication Center

Using hyperlinks can help you enhance the value of your documentation by putting readers in control and allowing them to interact with your documentation. By default, all content in all topics is included when the documentation is published. That will save you time and effort when, for example, you can search for a sentence by helpnndoc the Thtorial and Replace function and replace every instance of that sentence with your variable and its most current value.


Just make sure you check out the difference between personal and commercial use when you download such software packages. HelpNDoc makes it easy to create hyperlinks that display web pages and create e-mail messages.

You can also use the Project Helpndco to eliminate unnecessary and outdated duplicates to streamline your updating processes. It is easy to define that cover picture in HelpNDoc.

Using hyperlinks can also help readers follow steps of a process. As a result, readers can be taken to exact locations within topics, rather than the beginning of topics. This flexibility permits you to maintain builds in your build list without requiring you to rutorial them each time you generate documentation.

It is possible to create an unlimited number of build outputs in HelpNDoc and for each of those, tutoriwl is possible to indicate which conditional tags needs to be included. HelpNDoc allows you to define hyperlinks that are relative to the position of the topics that readers are viewing when they click the hyperlinks. To validate the correct use of the license, HelpNDoc needs to be activated on the computer where it will be used. You can define the outputs that are generated when you publish your documentation.

From here, you can create a new documentation project using 2 methods. Only a few simple steps are necessary to get up and running with a new HelpNDoc project.

This is quite simple to do. Step 1 There are two ways to create a new project in HelpNDoc.

Keywords are displayed in alphabetical order in your keywords panel. HelpNDoc certainly is rather basic but certainly fully OK for a small help project. When a build becomes obsolete, it is possible to remove it from your build list. Log in to Reply.