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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Content and topics tagged with included tags will be generated for that build while content tagged with others tags will be excluded. HelpNDoc makes it easy to create new templates from scratch.

You can create a style specifically designed to highlight sections of your documentation such as notes or warnings. It checks spelling as you enter content into your 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.

As easy as it is to create a new template for Word and PDF documentation formats from scratch, you can save time by copying an existing template. That’s how easy it is to create new projects with HelpNDoc. Readers can then click a parent topic, expanding it to view the children topics. The ePub and Kindle eBooks contain not only the content from the Word document, but also the images, hyperlinks and organizational structure.

Very open, clear, straight-forward GUI without any confusing tabs, pods, etc. Your library in HelpNDoc is a central storage area where you maintain your multimedia files for your entire project: By default, all content in all topics is included when the documentation is published.

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After importing the ePub file, you have the option of updating the content. Keywords are displayed in alphabetical order in your keywords panel. When you insert anchors within topics you get the added benefit of being able to create hyperlinks to those embedded anchors.

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HelpNDoc gives you the ability to create subtopics i. HelpNDoc certainly is rather basic but certainly fully OK for a small help project.

HelpNDoc makes it easy to create image maps that allow readers to click on regions of an image to access hyperlinks. HelpNDoc offers four kinds of topics. How to create new HelpNDoc projects Step-by-step guide.

You can create PDF and Word templates that define the cover, paper size, orientation of the page, margins, headers, and footers as well as the appearance of your table of contents and topic titles.

As a result, when you update an item in the library, your update is automatically reflected throughout your entire project. When a template becomes obsolete, it is simple to delete it. If you need to use these programs commercially you may need to pay a small licensing fee, which might be worth it. You can place topics in any order using the hrlpndoc structure of your table of contents. HelpNDoc is free for personal use and evaluation purposes.

A Free Help File Software: HelpNDoc

You can display these documents or make them available to download. HelpNDoc provides over fifteen default dictionaries that you may use to spell check your help and manuals. It is also easy to deactivate a dictionary. Once the style is created, it can rapidly be re-used throughout the project.


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HelpNDoc has automatically created the table of contents hierarchy for us. Let’s create that sample project by clicking “Create project”. You can also define the subject heading for the e-mail message. You can create a template to control helppndoc format when you publish your documentation using Word and PDF, instructing HelpNDoc to begin each new topic on a new page.

Once launched, it will request a lease from the floating license server to make sure it is allowed to run.

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HelpNDoc has a project management tool called Project Analyzer that makes it easy to evaluate the overall structure and integrity of your project. You can download it at www. Both are outlined below.

HelpNDoc makes it easy to generate conditional content, giving you complete control over what is included in each of your outputs. Here are some of the things I like about HelpNDoc: When a build becomes obsolete, it is possible to remove it from your build list.

HelpNDoc makes it simple for you to make your documentation more interactive by giving hellpndoc hyperlinks so they can learn more about topics that they are interested in and follow steps of a process.