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Applying a Google font to the text in a help file

Hi, I'm a registered HelpSmith user creating a help system for my application. My question is how can I apply a custom font to the text in my: CHM help file Web Help system Is it possible to use a Google font?
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Search in Web Help: set "Phrase" option as default setting

I want the users of my Web Help system to have the "Phrase" search option instead of the "Any words" option (on the Search tab) for better search results. Is it possible to select the "Phrase" mode as the default setting?
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Compiling help project to an additional directory?

Is it possible to specify an additional location to get a copy of the compiled help file?
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How to make the Web Help footer to be Right Justified?

How can I apply the "Right Justified" alignment to the footer area of the Web Help layout?
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Generated Web Help not working after closing HelpSmith

I am using HelpSmith trial version to create an online system that should work over network. When I compile my help project to the Web Help format, it works perfectly while HelpSmith is still running (i.e. via the HelpSmith's web server). But if I close HelpSmith or move the Web Help files to another directly, there is no TOC synchronization, a [...]
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Creating a help system on Mac

Can I use HelpSmith to create documentation on Mac? Currently I'm using HelpSmith trial under Parallels on my Macbook Pro. But will the produced help files and documents work on a Mac?
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How do I set the size of the image and annotation objects?

How do I set/control the size of the image, the size of the annotations (e.g. balloons) within the image, and the size of the annotations in the tables below the image? When I change the size of the image in the topic editor, it seems like it also scales the size of balloons, control annotations, etc.
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