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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 integrate help system with .NET app?

We are using HelpSmith to create documentation for our product. Q: How can we integrate the generated help system with our .NET application?
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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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Multi Language Projects

Do you have tips how we could set up 2 Language projects (German / English). Does HelpSmith support such projects, which should be equal in the topis, but have different languages. Thank you for your help.
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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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How to exclude topics from a help file?

I want to exclude some topics from a specific version of my help file, but cannot figure out how to do so. Should I use/define Build Tags for all of my help topics?
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What is the difference between Keywords and A-Keywords?

I've been using the HelpSmith help authoring tool to create help files and manuals for about a year. I use Keywords to create the Index section of my help file, but wondering what is the difference between Keywords and A-Keywords? Can you please provide an example of using A-Keywords?
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Opening a specific topic in a Web Help system (by clicking on the "topic.htm" file)

I have generated a Web Help system with HelpSmith by importing topics from my Word document. HelpSmith has generated separate .HTM files for each topic in the Web Help's output folder. But if I open one of the HTML files, it opens the Web Help system, but does not open the particular help topic. What I am doing wrong? Interestingly, when th [...]
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Lifetime license or annual subscription?

I am considering purchasing a license for HelpSmith Standard or HelpSmith Professional edition. Please let me know if the license cost is an annual subscription, or lifetime license? If I purchase a license, will it include support and upgrades for one year? Thanks!
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