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Helpfile utilities

AHP145.ZIP AHELP and AHELP5 are distributed exclusively by MicroFox Company. AHELP5 is an advanced Help and Index Library for all Clipper 5.x versions. AHELP is an advanced Help and Index Library for Clipper Summer 87. AHPnnn.ZIP contains both AHELP and AHELP5. This CA- Clipper developers library includes context sensitive and fully indexed access to all help screens built by programmer or (optional) built by application user.
AHTOOL4.ZIP AnetHelpTool v4.00 - WYSIWYG help authoring system The AnetHelpTool is easy to learn and use WYSIWYG help authoring system. It creates RTF and help files (HC31.exe or other help compiler required). It has two modes: Runtime and Design. In the design mode you can create and edit your document. The runtime mode emulates real WinHelp environment. Even before compiling your document will look like real help file. Extremely useful and extra-ordinary low priced.
ASTRO.ZIP AstroHelp 1.11 April'97 * for WinWord v6,7 WinWord add-in for developing Windows Help A template for WinWord, containing macros that speed up typical help-creating jobs and eliminate routine work. Uses a NATIVE approach, sticking to footnotes and stuff, to keep things simple, achieve maximal openness and full WinHelp functionality.
DRDOBBS.ZIP WHTITLES.C -- dump titles and other information from Windows .HLP or .MVB
EZY231.ZIP EasyHelp/Web for Word 2 for Windows Create Windows Help and Web Pages with this Microsoft. Word 6/7 add-in without leaving the familiar environment of your word processor!
FH21DEMO.ZIP ForeHelp 2.1 demo for Windows 3.1 IS widely recognized as the easiest-to-use and most productive help authoring tool available. ForeHelp's WYSIWYG interface allows you to create your help topics in a WinHelp-like environment. ForeHelp's instant test mode simulates WinHelp--you can view and test your help file topics and links instantly without having to compile. ForeVB automates the process of creating context-sensitive help for Visual Basic applications. This add-in to Visual Basic allows developers to create "What's This" or "F1" help as they create their dialogs. ForeVB manages all context-linking between the application and the help file. ForeVB can also instantly create an outline help file from a Visual Basic project.
FOREHE_1.ZIP ForeHelp 2.95 demo for Windows 95/NT IS widely recognized as the easiest-to-use and most productive help authoring tool available. ForeHelp's WYSIWYG interface allows you to create your help topics in a WinHelp-like environment. ForeHelp's instant test mode simulates WinHelp--you can view and test your help file topics and links instantly without having to compile. ForeVB automates the process of creating context-sensitive help for Visual Basic applications. This add-in to Visual Basic allows developers to create "What's This" or "F1" help as they create their dialogs. ForeVB manages all context-linking between the application and the help file. ForeVB can also instantly create an outline help file from a Visual Basic project.
HB.ZIP HelpBuilder Version 2.00.000 An application for building help files for Windows 3.1, 95 and NT. Supports Topics, Links/popup windows to other topics, keywords, browse sequences, bitmaps, fonts, colours, bold text, context identifiers, locking top of page, macros. Uses Projects, topic files, SpellChecker, error checking on project build, project Wizard, install/de-install procedure, context sensitive Windows Help file, creates Help files for VB, Access, C/C++, MFC, Delphi, PowerBuilder etc. Quick & easy contruction of help files using a point & click familiar interface!
HELLLP27.ZIP HELLLP! v2.7 >ASP< Windows Help File Author aid for Word for Windows 2.0c, 6.0, 7.0 or better. User friendly. Automatically sets up top level table of contents with jumps to topics, search keys and browse sequences in place. You add additional jumps by "Point & Shoot" techniques. Can add sound and other effects.
HELPDC20.ZIP HELPDECO 2.0 Utility program to dissect Windows help files with C src. Includes specifications on the Windows Help File Format.
HELPGEN.ZIP Help Generator The Help Generator is a Visual Basic application that manages a Microsoft Access database. It maintains two key tables in the database. One is called 'Topics' and contains any number of records holding text or numeric information in about 15 predefined fields. The other table is 'Templates'. This table is used to define export templates for the Topics table.
HELPMAKE.ZIP Help Maker Plus v4.9 Create Windows help files with the ease of point and click! If you have a progam that you want to look professional, a help file is a must! But to make them from scratch requires you to to master complex RTF code sequences, help .PRJ file format, and the microsoft help compiler...and even after all that it's often a matter of trial and error just to get one to look half decent!
HELPSCR.ZIP HelpScribble 1.2.0 * 2 Jan 1997 HelpScribble is a program to create Windows Help files, without the need of a word processor. With special Delphi support.
HLP2RTF.ZIP Help to RTF v2.12 (16/32 bit versions) The fastest, most feature-rich helpfile-to-document processor available. Generate manuals instantly from .HLP files and Viewer (.MVB) files with contents, indexes and all images, decompile helpfiles to fully recompilable source, split output for low-memory environments. Ultra-simple wizard interface. Advanced manual output features require Word 2.0 or newer; now includes support for WordPerfect 6.x with full English/Spanish/German support.
HLPACCES.ZIP Help Access Library Using Help Access Library your application program can retrieve all the Informations contained in a Windows Help or Muldimedia Viewer file within a second! Informations right to your fingertips... The large range of wishes application developers may have to retrieve data from a help file cannot be answered by a global decompilation tool like Help to RTF . instead we developed a clean and clear API to retrieve data the way YOU want!
HLPMK101.ZIP HelpMake v.1.01 This is my first released version of HelpMake, a tool for creating RTF and HPJ source files to be fed into the Microsoft Help Compiler for DOS in order to create Windows HLP documentation files. This program does not require ANY other software apart from the HC31.EXE compiler which comes with any Windows Software Development Kit. You don't need Micrsoft Word as this program creates the
MHPLUS35.ZIP MINIHELP PLUS V3.5 - A complete, full-featured Windows Help Authoring Utility that allows your to create your Windows Help files from a specially scripted ASCII text file, using the tools you already have on your system. The scripting commands are fast, easy to learn, simple to remember, and very powerful. Plus, creating Help files with MiniHelp Plus v3.5 is much faster than authoring systems that use Microsoft Word as the authoring environment. Automatically include multimedia files in your Help files created with MiniHelp Plus v3.5. SHAREWARE. Registration: $50 U.S.
NWS_HBTN.ZIP Help Buttons DLL This DLL provides help authors with the ability to create real authorable buttons in their Windows 3.1 help file. Comes with full instructions. A
NWS_HC10.ZIP Help Controls DLL This DLL provides help authors with the ability to create buttons, edit controls, option buttons, checkboxes and listboxes in help topics. Comes with full instructions and sample help file. Works with MV2, Winhelp 16- and 32-bit. Free and fully functional. Version 1.0.
NWS_HV2.ZIP Help Viewer Application This application provides help authors with an advanced book/page hierarchical contents view of their help file. Allows printing all topics of the help file and many other features. The Help Viewer is a $25 shareware item. This version has a 30-usage restriction built into it, but other than that, is fully functional. Includes all instructions and on-line help.
NWSAT32.ZIP Help About Tab DLL This DLL allows help authors to add a customized tab to the Windows 95 or Windows NT tabbed help dialog. Instructions and sample included. This is fully functional shareware. Registration fee is $10. If you are a vendor of help tools, we can also license this item. (36k)
NWSHU16.ZIP Help Utility DLL This DLL allows help authors to monitor topic usage, and contains other helpful utility functions including the menu killer. Instructions and samples included. This is freeware, more powerful, registered version available now. (90k)
NWSMQ16.ZIP Help Marquee DLL 16-bit This DLL allows help authors to add embedded windows containing text in any available Windows font. Text can also be in 3D and/or rotated, raised or embedded. Instructions and sample included. This is fully functional shareware.
NWSMQ32.ZIP Help Marquee DLL 32-bit version This DLL allows help authors to add embedded windows containing text in any available Windows font. Text can also be in 3D and/or rotated, raised or embedded. Instructions and sample included. This is fully functional shareware.
SRCHALD.ZIP SearchAll Is a Windows Help extension that allows help developers to provide multi-file keyword searches with their Windows Help files. SearchAll consists of two parts, a Keyword Extractor program in which you define the files that are to be included in the multi-file keyword index, and a custom Help macro called SearchAll that your help files call in order to access the multi-file search capability.
THINHELP.ZIP ThinHelp Evaluation Version V1.0.8 One of the most exciting developments in Help authoring for years, an exciting addition to any Viewer author2s toolkit, and one of the most varied and useful packages any Help author could ask for. This catalogue demonstrates only a very small part of ThinHelp2s true creative potential. ThinHelp is one of the most versatile and useful packages available to Help authors. Its utilities can dramatically reduce your workload, giving you the time to explore its unique creative potential. ThinHelp could forever change the way you look at Help. The core of the package is the ThinHelp extension DLL, which offers a truly unique range and a depth of functionality:
VBAHA153.ZIP VB AHA!!! ver 1.53 Is an inexpensive and easy to use utility for writing Windows help files. You won't need any expensive wordprocessors or have to use any cryptic commands. With simple mouse clicks and Drag n Drop ease you will be able to construct your help files quickly. If you use Visual Basic then VB AHA!!! will handle all of the HelpContextID values for you and even recompile your programs with the new values. No more hassles of having to insert the values by hand! If you program in C/C++ or Pascal then VB AHA!!! will create a header file containing all of the definitions that you will need for context sensitive help in your programs.
WFWHLP.ZIP contains basic information on constructing Windows Help files that can be viewed in Windows by using the help engine. This is a basic document - not intended to be "the" complete reference. Windows programmers can call a .hlp file from within their program to provide the user with instructions, tips, and references when running the program.
WH2000.ZIP WinHelp 2000, The HTML Generation of WinHelp WinHelp 2000 extends the Windows Help engine to provide full HTML and Web functionality without leaving WinHelp or launching a Web browser. Click on the links below to see HTML content in WinHelp.
WWWHL1_1.ZIP World wide web help wizard convert your windows help files to a world wide web site effortlessly! it helps you if you: 1.Need to convert your existing Help files to HTML to meet the new Windows 97 standard 2.Want to increase the exposure of your help files to the entire world 3.Want to be able to use a single source project to create all of the following: - help files - user manuals - world wide web help sites