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HelpSmith 7.0 Released. Create a Responsive Web Help System, Use Custom JavaScript and CSS Styles, and More

We are pleased to announce the release of HelpSmith 7.0 that allows you to create a responsive Web Help system that is fully compatible with mobile devices, provides the possibility to use custom JavaScript and CSS styles in HTML Help (CHM) and Web Help systems, and also enhances Web Help’s customization possibilities. Create a Responsive […]

How to Add Facebook or Disqus Comments to Your Web Help System

If you are using HelpSmith to create your online Web Help system, you can easily provide your users with the possibility to leave their comments and thoughts on any help topic. Step 1: Create a Facebook or Disqus Account To accomplish this task, you should have or register an account on Facebook or Disqus whose […]

HelpSmith 6.4 Released. Add Navigation Links to Your Help System Easily

We have released HelpSmith 6.4 that allows you to add navigation links to your help system, provides the possibility to integrate a Web Help system into a web page by using iframe, and also includes other minor improvements. Add Navigation Links to Your Help System With HelpSmith 6.4, you can add navigation links or buttons […]

HelpSmith 6.3 Released. New Color Selector, Optimizations for Better Stability, and More

We have released HelpSmith 6.3 that includes a new color selector with the possibility to re-use recent colors and define custom colors easily, optimizations for better stability of the Import/Export engines, and other improvements. New Color Selector The new color selector introduced in HelpSmith 6.3 allows you to easily select a color from the color […]

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 […]

Quick Overview of Conditional Compilation Capabilities in HelpSmith

If you need to generate a help file for different editions of the same product, or printed manual for different audiences of users from the same source help project, you can use the capabilities of conditional compilation that enables you to include or exclude help topics to or from a particular compilation, and also to […]