How to add a border around an image?
27 days ago
I'm using Helpsmith to create documentation for my app. Q: Does HelpSmith allow adding a border around an image in a topic?
How to exclude a topic from the help system?
30 days ago
In my help project, I've hidden a topic by enabling the Hidden option in the topic properties. In compiled CHM and Web Help system, the topic does not appear in the Table of Contents. But when clicking on a hyperlink in another topic, the hidden topic is displayed. In Printed Manual/PDF document, the topic does not appear in the Table of Conten [...]
How to capture application menu by using the Image Tool?
1 month ago
I'm using HelpSmith's Image Tool to produce a help file for my application. The Capture Controls option works fine and I can add control annotations for buttons, text boxes, and other controls. Q: Is it possible to capture a menu in my application to generate a topic for it?
How to compile a help system from command line?
2 months ago
As part of our automated build process, we need to build our help system from the command line. Can you clarify the following questions, please? Does HelpSmith have a command line compilation option? If so, can you please provide an example? If we use a separate build machine, will we need an additional HelpSmith license for it? Thank you!
How to add Related Links associated by keywords?
3 months ago
I have a help project in which I want to add a Related Links section at the bottom of each topic. My questions: How do I setup a Related Links section to display topics associated by keywords? Is it possible to apply these links to multiple topics? Thanks!
How to customize the cover page in a PDF manual?
3 months ago
Is it possible to customize the cover page in the Printed Manual or PDF document generated by HelpSmith? For example, in our PDF manual, we'd like to add a logo, add some extra texts, and so on. Please advice how we can do that.
How to transfer HelpSmith to another computer?
4 months ago
I am a registered user and need to transfer HelpSmith to another machine. How do I transfer my license to another computer?
How to insert video from YouTube?
5 months ago
I have a video tutorial located on my YouTube channel. Q: Is it possible to insert a YouTube video into a topic in my help file?
How to edit the "Send comments" link?
5 months ago
In our web help system, we have a "Send comments on this topic" link in the top-right corner of each topic. It works fine, but I need to change the email address to which the email messages will be sent. How do I edit this link?
How to add the mouse cursor to an existing screenshot?
6 months ago
When capturing a screenshot I did not turn on the Capture Screenshot option in the Image Tool. Is it possible to add the mouse cursor to an existing screenshot somehow?