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HelpSmith 9.8 Released. The Ability to Generate Markdown Documentation from Your Help Projects, Improvements to the Import Feature, and More!

We are pleased to announce the release of HelpSmith 9.8 (which you can download from our website) that now allows you to generate documentation in the Markdown format, includes improvements to the Markdown and Word import features, and other enhancements. Generate Markdown Documentation from Your Help Project The Markdown format allows technical writers to use […]

HelpSmith 9.7 Released. Import Markdown Files, Paste Markdown Content from the Clipboard, Generate Topic IDs Automatically, and More!

We are pleased to announce the release of HelpSmith 9.7 (which you can download from our website) that now allows you to import Markdown (.md) files, paste content in the Markdown format into topics from the Clipboard, generate topic IDs automatically, and also includes other enhancements. Import Content from Markdown Files with HelpSmith Today many […]

HelpSmith 9.6 Released. Insert QR and Barcodes, Easily Paste Content from Web Browsers, Set Positions of Titles for Control Annotations Manually, and More!

We are pleased to announce the release of HelpSmith 9.6 (which you can download from our website) that allows you to insert customizable QR and barcodes, adds the ability to copy and paste content with images from a web browser, allows you to set the desired Title position for control annotations in the Image Tool, […]

HelpSmith 9.5 Released. New 64-bit Architecture, Support for .SVG Images, Improved Hyperlink Dialog, Links to Remote Topics in HTML Help Files, and More!

We are pleased to announce the release of HelpSmith 9.5 (which you can download from our website) that is now available as a 64-bit application, adds support for the Scalable Vector Graphics (.SVG) format, allows you to insert hyperlinks to remote topics in external .CHM files, includes a redesigned Hyperlink properties dialog, and other enhancements. […]

HelpSmith 9.4 Released. The Ability to Generate Related Links Blocks, Enhancements to the XML Source Editor, and More!

We are pleased to announce the release of HelpSmith 9.4 (which you can download from our website) that adds a new Related Links feature allowing you to generate various lists of hyperlinks to associated topics, or to external web pages and documents. Also, the new HelpSmith update includes the Zoom feature and word-wrap option for […]

HelpSmith 9.3 Released. Full-featured Code Blocks with Syntax Highlighting, the Ability to Change the Style of Multiple Horizontal Lines, Improved HTML Export, and More!

We are pleased to announce the release of HelpSmith 9.3 (which you can download from our website) that adds support for full-featured code blocks (with the ability to edit program code directly in the topic editor, and various customization options), allows you to update the style of multiple horizontal lines in your help project, improves […]

HelpSmith 9.2 Released. The Ability to Add Annotations to Favorites, Presets for Various Annotation Kinds, New Options for the Command-Line Interface, and More!

We are pleased to announce the release of HelpSmith 9.2 (which you can download from our website) that includes enhancements to the built-in Image Tool which now allows you to add annotations to Favorites, provides ready-to-use presets for different annotation kinds (e.g. rectangles, balloons, arrows, etc.), improvements to the XML Source Editor, new options for […]

HelpSmith 9.1 Released. Synchronize Translated Projects, Import Styles from Another Help Project, Preview Customized Web Help Appearance, and More!

We are pleased to announce the release of HelpSmith 9.1 (which you can download from our website) that adds a synchronization tool for translated projects, includes the ability to import styles from another help project, provides advanced options for importing content with styles, adds a theme preview for easier Web Help customization, the ability to […]

HelpSmith 9.0 Released. New XML-based Help Project Format, Built-in XML Source Editor, Expanded Capabilities for Team Work, Compatibility with External Translation Tools, and More!

We are pleased to announce the release of HelpSmith 9.0 (which you can download from our website) that adds support for the XML-based help project format, includes a built-in XML Source Editor, expands the capabilities for working on a help project by a team of technical writers, and also simplifies translation of help projects into […]

HelpSmith 8.4 Released. Improved PDF Quality, The Ability to Find Images and Styles, Text Variables for Specific Topics, Custom Code for the HEAD Section, and Numerous User Interface Enhancements

We are pleased to announce the release of HelpSmith 8.4 (which you can download from our website) that improves the quality of the generated PDF documents, makes it easier for you to find where a specific media file or style is used in the help project, allows you to define and override text variables for […]