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    What editor?

    I was wondering what editor you use to make the help files.
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    Re: What editor?

    Hi Abraxas,

    for HTML help, I use PSPad as editor to write HTML files and then "Html Help Workshop" from Microsoft to compile it to CHM.

    Advantages: Free
    Disadvantages: HTML Help Workshop is older app, with very basic functionality.


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    Re: What editor?

    thanks, Its good enough for me.

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    Re: What editor?

    I use Help&Manual: http://www.helpandmanual.com/
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    Re: What editor?

    Great question and thanks for replies on how you do it guys.
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    Re: What editor?

    I use HelpNDoc.

    http://www.ibe-software.com/products/software/helpndoc/

    It's free for freeware and very cheap for commercial needs.
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    Re: What editor?

    thanks Mike it looks interesting.
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    Re: What editor?

    HelpMaker is another free help authoring tool.

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