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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It is easy to define that cover picture in HelpNDoc. You can also select to link to anchors embedded within your topics.

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You can use keywords to index your topics to help users to find the information they are looking for. 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. Using hyperlinks can help you enhance the value of your documentation by putting readers in control and allowing them to interact with your documentation.

Named licenses can only be installed on a limited number of computers you own. HelpNDoc offers four kinds of topics. Users expect their documentation to be easily accessible from the wide variety of devices available to them such as the popular eBook readers. 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.

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HelpNDoc makes it easy to generate helpndox content, giving you complete control over what is included in each of your outputs. The PDF document contains not only the content from the CHM file, but also the images, hyperlinks and organizational structure, including the table of contents.

When you publish your documentation, it is displayed with its assigned name. An image map can be used to document parts of a screenshot, a photography, a road map… by allowing readers to click parts of the image to access greater details about it.


Click here to see tutoril screen-shots of the application: Content and topics tagged with included tags will be generated for that build while content tagged with others tags will be excluded. It is also easy to deactivate a dictionary.

Plus, you can drill-down to resolve specific issues. A named license can only be used by one specific person and installed on her own computer. To improve the usefulness of your documentation, you can provide hyperlinks to supplemental files that are located outside your tutorila.

You can download it at www. Or, click on the ‘File’ menu tab, and then select ‘New Project’ from the menu options here on the left bar.

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. The Project Analyzer is a flexible and powerful tool that allows you to manage the items in your library and evaluate futorial usage throughout your entire project. After you add the item to the library, it can be inserted into one or multiple topics.

The library is a central repository where you maintain your multimedia files. HelpNDoc gives you the ability to create subtopics i. HelpNDoc’s straight-forward user interface provides easy and fast creation of new documentation projects: HelpNDoc makes it easy to create hyperlinks that display web pages and create e-mail messages.

Once topics are created within the table of contents, it is possible to rapidly change their name to fine-tune your documentation layout. As a result, readers can be taken to exact locations within topics, rather than the beginning of topics. Here is where you will enter your ‘Project title’ as well as selecting a project language. HelpNDoc has now automatically created the table of contents hierarchy you created in the ‘New project’ window.

To validate the correct use of the license, HelpNDoc needs to be activated on the computer where it will be used. When you delete a template, you are permanently removing the template as well as its settings and properties.


When a build becomes obsolete, it is possible to remove it from your build list.

By default, all topics are included in all builds when documentation is generated. HelpNDoc makes it easy to create image maps that allow readers to click on regions of an image to access hyperlinks. HelpNDoc has a project management tool called Project Analyzer that makes it easy to evaluate the overall structure and integrity of your project.

Learn how your comment data is processed. This flexibility permits you to maintain builds in your build list without requiring you to publish them each time you generate documentation. HelpNDoc gives you the flexibility and control to determine which of your builds are published when you generate documentation. We are going to take a look at how to create a new project in HelpNDoc today.

The ePub and Kindle eBooks contain not only the content from the Word document, but also the images, hyperlinks and organizational structure. As you update the settings and properties of your templates, it may become necessary to update the names of your templates as well.

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By default, hyperlinks take readers to the beginning of specific topics. After creating a new template, you can then tailor it to support specific requirements. It is possible to create an unlimited number of build outputs in HelpNDoc and for tutoorial of those, it is possible to indicate which conditional tags needs to be included. Your library in HelpNDoc is a central storage area where you maintain your multimedia files for your entire project: Using hyperlinks can also help readers follow steps of a process.

We will see how HelpNDoc can greatly help with that in another tutorial.