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I am developing an API and need a tool to create the end-user documentation (with code highlighting etc.)
The documentation will be integrated into an existing CHM help file (which is currently a bunch of manually edited HTML files compiled using Microsoft's free help compiler).
I will also need to publish the help file to the web in a search engine friendly way (with meaningful page URLs etc.).
Probably I need an integrated help authoring tool. Can anyone recommend a good one? Thanks!
Help & Manual will do what you need. In fact, it will even import the existing help project so you can work with the current HTML files as well as creating new ones.
It produces output in .CHM, .HLP, HTML, and PDF formats, so it will do user documentation, developer documentation, and user manuals from one set of source.
Disclaimer: I am not affiliated with them in any way. I'm just a very satisfied user for about three years now.
I went through a whole bunch of trials and settled on Help and Manual myself. It's also got a cool integrated screenshot editor that sold me on the deal.
Thursday, July 05, 2007
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