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How to change page settings in PDF manual?

We have a HelpSmith project that we use to produce our web-based help system, and it works just fine. When we generate a PDF manual, we need to change some page settings, such as page size, margins, etc. The Page Properties button in the toolbar does not seem to work. Q: How can we change the PDF's page settings?
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Using XML Content Translation tool

Is it possible to use Xml Content Translator tool to translate the texts in our HelpSmith project into other languages? What we need to do is: Translate a copy of the existing help project. Translate texts with an automated translation service like Google Translate. Edit the translated texts manually to improve quality. Translate the text and [...]
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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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How do I change breadcrumb text and styles?

In our help system, we have a breadcrumb that shows the location of the current topic in the header. What we want to do for the breadcrumb path is: Change the style of hyperlinks (regular, hover style); Change or disable the "<Root level>" text; Change the delimiter from the ">" char to "|" char. How can we do that?
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How to translate a help project into other languages?

We created a help file with HelpSmith that we plan to translate into other languages. In the help project, we need to translate TOC titles, content of help topics, texts in screenshots, texts in image annotations, keywords, and other texts. Can you provide more information on the translation capabilities: Is it possible to translate texts in t [...]
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Editing a help project by multiple users

If we use HelpSmith Terminal Server Edition with floating licenses, will it be possible to edit the same help project by multiple users?
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How to publish a Web Help system?

I've downloaded your HelpSmith software to create our online documentation which can be accessed by other people. Currently we have some questions on documentation publishing: Can we publish a generated Web Help system on our website? How can we publish a Web Help system for use within our organization? Is it possible to link to a specific top [...]
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How to create a template for the Markdown format

I've downloaded the latest HelpSmith version to check out the Markdown generation capability. While it works fine on the sample help projects, on our existing projects, we do not have a template for the Markdown format. As a result, the generated documentation does not include the titles of the topics. Q: How do I add a template for the Markdow [...]
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How to capture application menu by using the Image Tool?

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?
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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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