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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 […]

HelpSmith 3.4 Released. The Ability to Insert Custom HTML Code and Other New Features are Available

We are pleased to announce the release of HelpSmith 3.4. The new version introduces the ability to insert custom HTML code into individual help topics and into topic templates. You can use this feature to insert video from YouTube, add Google Analytics tracking code to your Web Help system, and for many other similar purposes. […]

HelpSmith 3.3 Released

We are pleased to announce the release of HelpSmith 3.3. The new version includes improved Unicode support, the possibility to use video clips in Flash and other formats, better security and compatibility of Web Help with recent versions of the Google Chrome browser, as well as some other new features and improvements. Below is the […]

Insert Mark of the Web Option

Recently we’ve released a minor HelpSmith update, version 3.2.1. This new version adds an option Insert Mark of the Web for Web Help systems. Some HelpSmith users complained that Internet Explorer displays a yellow Security Warning Bar when viewing a web help system that runs from the local machine, or from a remote computer in […]

HelpSmith 3.2 Released

We are pleased to announce the release of HelpSmith 3.2. This new version introduces new features, includes important improvements and minor bug fixes. New Possibilities A completely new spell checking engine and dictionaries for different languages are now available. A new customizable Project Merge feature with support for different Merge Modes, making it possible to […]

HelpSmith 3.1 Released

We are pleased to announce the release of HelpSmith 3.1. This update includes improvements and minor bug fixes. You can find the full list of changes below. Improvements – Improved the HTML export engine used for the HTML Help and Web Help output formats. – Added new pre-built topic templates to the New Template dialog-box. […]

What’s New in HelpSmith 3.0

We are pleased to announce the release of HelpSmith 3.0. New Features – Added support for Templates allowing you to easily customize the design of all or a set of help topics of your project. – Added support for text Variables which can be used in the HelpSmith’s word processor and in almost any other […]