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Hidden topic is still accessible via Search tab

I've hidden a topic by selecting the "Hidden" option in the topic properties dialog. In the compiled help file, the topic is not visible in the Contents tree, but I can still access it via the Search tab. How can I fix this?
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Context-sensitive help for my .CHM help file

How can I create and use Context Sensitive Help? What I need is to integrate my .CHM help file that I've created with HelpSmith with my application. For example, I need to display a specific topic within my CHM file from a form.
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.CHM help file does not display the topic content

I have created a .CHM help file and copied it to our network, so my co-workers could check it out. However, when they open the .CHM file, they can see the list of topics on the Contents tab (i.e. in the TOC), but not the content of the topics. When clicking on any topic, no content is displayed on the right side. What am I doing wrong?
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Copy topics from another HelpSmith project?

Is it possible to copy topics between different HelpSmith projects? For example, I would like to copy topics to my current help project from another project. Please advise.
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Start each topic on a new page in PDF output

Where can I set the "new page for each topic" option for the PDF document that I'm creating with HelpSmith?
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How to add the Print Topic icon?

I would like to add a "Print this topic" icon similarly to the one that you have in your help system at the title area of a topic. How can I add the Print icon for our help system?
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Customize the Modern Blue template

I would like to use the Modern Blue template, but customize the colors of the backgrounds. How can I do that?
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Customizing the size of the Non-scrolling Area?

How can I customize the size of the non-scrolling area? I have tried to edit the non-scroll area settings, but could not do it.
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How do I get a separate link for each topic?

How do I create a separate URL link for each topic in my web help system? I need to be able to email a link to a specific topic to the users of my application? Thank you!
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Linking to a specific topic in our Web Help system

We are trying to test the context sensitive capabilities of the Web Help system that we have created with HelpSmith. Our developers would like to create links to specific topics by using the topic's textual ID instead of the Context number. However, no matter what identifier they are using, the Web Help display the first topic only. Do you you [...]
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