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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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Applying a Google font to the text in a help file

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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How do I create a numbered list properly?

When I create a numbered list by clicking the Write|Numbering button, the selected paragraphs turn into numbered list as expected like: Lorem ipsum dolor Lorem ipsum dolor Lorem ipsum dolor However, in some cases, when I create a new list or insert a new paragraph into an existing list, several paragraphs of this list have the same number (1 [...]
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How to open a link in a new browser window, but not a tab

Currently I'm working on linking a Web Help system with my website. I can open a specific topic in a new tab in the web browser by using a hyperlink like this: <a href="https://www.helpsmith.com/webhelp/topics/help-project.htm" target="_blank">Get Help</a> But how can I can force the web browser to open the link in a new instance of [...]
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How to update an image (screenshot) in my help project?

In my HelpSmith project, I have a screenshot that is used in multiple topics. How can I replace/update the screenshot image with its newer version?
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How do I organize images in my HelpSmith project?

I have a big number of images and screenshots in my HelpSmith project. Currently I want to re-organize the project's Media Repository, so I can easily find and update them. For example, I would like to organize my media files as follows: Rename each image file according to the subject; Move selected images to a topic-specific folder; My quest [...]
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How to update font in the generated tables?

I'm using the HelpSmith's Image Tool to capture screenshots and then export control annotations into the help topic. Is there a way to change the font name and text color in the generated tables without editing each table individually?
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How to install HelpSmith on a terminal server?

We are considering HelpSmith Terminal Server edition (floating licenses) for use in our company. Can you provide more information on HelpSmith Terminal Server edition: How can we install it in our network? How do we manage floating licenses? What are terminal server requirements? Can HelpSmith be installed on Citrix server? Thank you!
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How to find where a specific style is used?

In our help project, we have a couple of styles which seem to be unused. However, we would like to ensure that those styles can be deleted. Is it possible to find all the places where a specific style is used in the entire help project?
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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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