How to Add Annotations to Screenshots

Helpinator’s Image Library allows you to add various shapes with text and arrows to your screenshots, making it easy to describe program UI. To enable it, first select image in the tree view, then select “Tools->Activate Shape Editor”. Then you should select style for the shapes, default is “Red and Yellow”, meaning red lines and […]

Printed Manuals

From version 3.6 Helpinator allows you to create “Printed Manuals”. They are much like “PDF” mode but Helpinator sends them directly to printer, with “Preview” phase of course. To create printed manual click “Printed Manual” icon on the main app toolbar.   Helpinator then will prompt you to select printer and will render “Preview”.   […]

Why you should use “cloned” images

Helpinator’s “Image Library” allows you to create “cloned” images. What are they?   Let’s say you have a big complicated tool bar in your application. You need to explain your users how to work with it, what buttons trigger specific actions, all grouped by specific tasks… This probably will require a lot of copies of […]