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HelpSmith 6.2 Released. Improvements to the Image Tool, Enhanced Go To Feature, and More

We have released HelpSmith 6.2 that includes a number of improvements to the Image Tool, enhanced “Go To” feature, better export of bulleted and numbered lists, and quick access to table-related functions. Improvements to the Image Tool Now you can show annotation titles only in the document, and hide the titles in the image. Added […]

HelpSmith 6.1.3 is Available for Download

We have released HelpSmith 6.1.3 that allows you to edit annotation titles directly in the word processor, adds the ability to capture the mouse cursor with the Image Tool, and provides the option that you can use to control the start value for annotation numbering. Edit Annotation Titles in the Word Processor The new HelpSmith […]

HelpSmith 6.1.2 is Available for Download

We have released HelpSmith 6.1.2 that adds better export of tables to the HTML/CSS format, fixes issues with rendering some PDF documents, and includes other minor improvements. Improved Export of Tables to HTML/CSS HelpSmith 6.1.2 fixes known issues that caused incorrect displaying of tables in some cases. Table borders defined in HelpSmith are now correctly […]

HelpSmith 6.1.1 is Available for Download

We have released HelpSmith 6.1.1 that adds improvements to the Image Tool, tooltips for hyperlinks and other objects in the word processor, and the possibility to access recent help projects on the Start Page directly. Improvements to the Image Tool Changing the font settings for annotation titles now retains style variants that can be set […]

HelpSmith 6.1 Released. Take Screenshots and Create Help for Dialogs Automatically

We are pleased to announce the release of HelpSmith 6.1. Since this version HelpSmith is available in three editions: HelpSmith Standard, HelpSmith Professional, and HelpSmith Terminal Server. Below is a quick overview of the new features available in this update. New features available in HelpSmith 6.1 Professional (and higher) edition Built-in Screenshot Tool HelpSmith 6.1 […]

HelpSmith 6.0 Released. Import HTML, CHM, HHP files, and MS Word Documents Easily

We are pleased to announce the release of HelpSmith 6.0. Below is a quick overview of new features and improvements made in this version. Improved Import from CHM, HTML, and HHP files (with CSS support) In HelpSmith 6.0 we have implemented the possibility to import HTML files, compiled HTML Help (CHM) files, and MS HTML […]

What is New in HelpSmith 5.1?

We have released HelpSmith version 5.1. This minor version update includes the following improvements and problem fixes. Now it is possible to quickly add a number of “Topic Links” to the Table of Contents (TOC): The single Table of Contents introduced with HelpSmith 5.0 allows you to add links to existing topics. Such “topic links” […]

HelpSmith 5: New Ribbon Interface, a Single TOC Tree, PDF and Word Output Formats, and Better Performance on Large Help Projects

We are pleased to announce the release of HelpSmith 5.0. The new version includes a modern Ribbon Style User Interface, a Single Table of Contents Tree, support for the Adobe PDF and Microsoft Word output formats, enhancements for the HTML Help, Web Help and Printed Manual formats, Better Performance on large help projects, and other […]

Release Notes for HelpSmith 5.0

Below you will find the full list of enhancements and fixes of HelpSmith 5.0: A New Ribbon Style User Interface More comfortable working with a modern and intuitive user interface. Added a Mini toolbar to quickly format text while working with the built-in word processor. A Single Table of Contents Tree Now HelpSmith uses a […]

HelpSmith 4.1 Released. Conditional Compilation is Now Available.

What’s New in HelpSmith 4.1? We are pleased to announce the release of HelpSmith 4.1. The new HelpSmith update adds conditional compilation functionality making it possible for you to compile different versions of the same help system easily. Now you can use build tags and define when specific help topics or individual content blocks should […]