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Help & Manual improves Robohelp import

Version 5.6 also exports high Unicode characters, with standard fonts, as glyphs in PDF files.

The Help and Manual page editor and project explorer.

The Help and Manual page editor and project explorer.

Help and Manual is an advanced multi format help authoring tool that provides all the formatting and editing features of a modern word processor. You can output your projects to all standard Windows help formats (HTML Help, Winhelp and MS Help 2.0 / Visual Studio Help), browser-based Help, PDF and Word RTF. All output formats supported by Help & Manual are generated from the same project, you only have to edit your help and documentation once. Help & Manual Professional (XML Edition) Edition includes advanced features like Unicode Support or export/import help projects in XML format. Help & Manual is fully compatible with Windows Vista and Windows 7 (both 32 and 64 bits).

The following editions are available:

Updates in 5.6

  • Improved Robohelp import: some file and topic links in Robohelp were not correctly resolved, keyword index was not read from particular older RH projects.
  • PDF export: high Unicode characters with standard fonts (e.g. Arial) are exported as glyphs to avoid display problems on non-Unicode systems.
  • Paragraph dialog: when pressing Enter in numeric entry fields, the last value entered was not applied.

About EC Software

EC Software was originally founded in 1993 and went a long way from the initial small one-man shop for point-of-sale software to the documentation tools specialist that it is today. With the first release of Help and Manual in 1997 the company changed its business focus to documentation software and developer tools. Today, Help and Manual is one of the best selling and most popular help authoring tools world-wide.

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