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HelpSmith is a powerful help authoring tool allowing you to create HTML Help, Web Help, Printed Manuals and PDFs from a single source.

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HelpSmith is an innovative help authoring tool allowing you to create CHM HTML Help files, Web Help systems, Word RTF, PDF and Printed Manuals from the same source. The reliable help authoring system provides a powerful MS Word-like unicode text editor for editing help topics with dynamic styles and live spell checker, advanced approach to working with multimedia files, and many other useful features.

With HelpSmith you can supply help files for your application in popular help formats including HTML Help CHM files, a standard format for program's help files in Windows. HelpSmith has support for all the features of HTML Help CHM format, so you can build the hierarchical table of contents, alphabetical keyword Index, edit chm viewer's help windows, etc.

The 'What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get' principle makes the process of using HelpSmith as easy as using a regular office application. And, actually, you do not have to learn any technical details to create first-class CHM and Web Help systems and other documents with the HelpSmith authoring tool.

  • Improved Unicode support: all text controls now allow you to type text in multiple languages simultaneously
  • Added the possibility to use video clips: Flash (SWF), QuickTime and other formats are supported
  • Web Help is now compatible with recent versions.

  • Create professional help files, Web Help (with collapsible TOC and Search), Printed Manuals, and PDF documents from the same source
  • Write help topics using the powerful WYSIWYG word processor with dynamic styles
  • Easily customise help topics by using Templates and Variables
  • Use the smart Project Merge feature for collaborative work on the same help system, for translation purposes, and for creating libraries of topics or templates
  • Import your existing help projects from compiled HTML Help (.CHM) files, or from Microsoft HTML Help Workshop (.HHP) format
  • Import help topics from Microsoft Word documents (.RTF), .HTML files or ANSI/Unicode text files
  • Insert and manage graphical images in your help files effectively as never before.
  • Check spelling as you type just like in Microsoft Word due to the in-built spell checker feature
  • Write help topics in multiple languages due to the complete UNICODE support
  • Forget about broken links when you rename anything. HelpSmith will automatically correct all the modified references for you
  • Intuitive and very easy-to-use interface. Write professional help files with NO need to learn anything.

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