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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 […]

HelpSmith 4.0 Released

We are pleased to announce that HelpSmith 4.0 has been released. What’s New in HelpSmith 4.0? New features: A completely new Web Help system format: Now it is possible to fully customize the appearance of the navigation pane (Table of Contents, Index, Search); You can also use a help topic or external web page as […]

HelpSmith 3.5.5 Released

We are pleased to announce that HelpSmith 3.5.5 has been released. Release notes for HelpSmith 3.5.5: Fixed compilation issues for HTML Help (CHM) that occurred on some help projects; Improved the internal character-encoding engine; Fixed issues with using special characters in some Asian languages; Better support for PNG images, an updated PNG engine is now […]

HelpSmith 3.5.3 Released

We have released HelpSmith version 3.5.3 that includes some improvements and minor bug fixes: Support for the new video format MP4 added; Fixed an issue with using Asian languages (Chinese, Korean,  Japanese) in the Table of Contents of an HTML Help system (CHM); Other minor improvements and bug fixes. You can download the latest HelpSmith […]

HelpSmith 3.5 Released. Minor Improvements and a New Registration System

We have released HelpSmith version 3.5, which is available in the download area of our website. This update mainly includes improvements and fixes of some issues reported by our users. Also, we’ve changed the registration system, which means that registered HelpSmith users will need a new license key to upgrade to the latest version. Of […]