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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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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 to insert our company logo to the Web Help system?

We are using HelpSmith to create online help documentation for our company and need to customize the web help system's style. What is the easiest way to insert our company logo?
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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 force the web browser to open the link in a new instance of the [...]
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Working on the same help project by a team

We are looking for a help authoring tool and your HelpSmith product seems to be a suitable solution for our company. Is it possible for a team to work on the same project collaboratively? This is an important feature for our use.
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How to update a 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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