How to use “REimport” feature

Version 3.11.4 introduces new feature called “REimport”. What is it for? Let’s consider this scenario  – you start your help project by importing html/rtf/txt files that you already have as documentation, do some alterations, formatting, screenshots, etc and all over sudden source documents change and you have two options – copy/paste them manually or import […]

How to adapt existing RTF/PDF/Print templates to new topic title styles

Version 3.11.3 allows you to define different styles for topic titles according to their levels in the topic tree. Say, you want to have topic titles of level 1 in bold, level 2 in italic and level 3 underlined – now all that is possible. Old versions allow only one style, it is defined by […]

How to change order and hierarchy of topics quickly

Version 3.11.3 introduces new feature called “Advanced rearrange”. It allows to quickly change order, titles and hierarchy of multiple topics at once. Normally Helpinator allows to change order of topics and their position in the topic tree by dragging and dropping topics in the topic manager. It is good for a topic or two but […]

How To Add Templates for New Formats to Existing Projects

By default projects creates with earlier versions of Helpinator has empty fields for the new formats and no specialized templates in them (For EPUB, MOBI and JavaHelp for example). So you need to add them manually. First of all select “HTML-based templates” node in the project tree view and click “+” sign. “Add Template” dialog […]

How to Capture and REcapture screenshots in Helpinator

Helpinator allows you to capture screenshots of active windows with part of their background. Image Library serves as a storage for screenshots. There you can add annotation to screenshots and create clones. You can also assign category and automatically create topics for captured screenshots.     Mode – select what you want to do – […]

Upgrading CHM\Web Help templates to support “Glossary”

You will have to add several lines of CSS code to your template for “Glossary” to work correctly. 1. Start new Helpinator project, select default templates 2. Select CHM\Web Help templates in the project tree view 3. Select “default.css”, browse to the end of it. 4. Copy the following code: .glos_letter { font-size: 12pt;         […]