Online Help

Apple Xserve Field Guide

November 25, 2008

Apple has released the Xserve Field Guide, a web app for service technicians that need quick access to server maintenance information during on-site repairs.

Building Apple Help with OmniOutliner

October 9, 2008

William Van Hecke, Omni Group’s User Experience Lead has released Helpify, a Python script that turns OmniOutliner files into Apple Help books.

iChm Adds Index Search

September 4, 2008

Keeping up the pace of nearly weekly releases, iChm Version 1.3 now allows you to search the index.

iChm Adds Index Support

August 27, 2008

Shortly after the release of iChm 1.1.1, Robin Lu has responded to popular demand and updated his CHM Reader for Mac OS X with support for indexes.

Adobe RoboHelp Packager for AIR

April 28, 2008

A new Adobe Labs download allows you to roll a RoboHelp project into a standalone app that runs on the Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR) platform.

Spaces in HTML Help Project Paths

March 18, 2008

Like so many other applications, Microsoft’s HTML Help Workshop often chokes on project files whose paths contain spaces.

CHM Viewers for Mac OS

October 24, 2007

A handful of open source & shareware apps provide Mac users access to Windows help files in the Compiled HTML Help (CHM) format.

Error opening CHMs on a network

June 28, 2007

Microsoft security “fix” 896358 prevents display of content in CHM files opened from a network. Workaround: Use UNC file paths in links or move your CHMs.