Helpinator Manual
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Helpinator Manual

About the Book

In-depth dive into the world of technical writing with Helpinator.

About the Author

Dmitri Popov
Dmitri Popov

Independent Software Vendor, author of Helpinator.

Table of Contents

  • About
  • Benefits
  • Tutorial
    • Starting a new project
    • Capturing screenshots
    • Adding callouts
    • Writing topics
    • Creating a tutorial (a step-by step guide
    • Compiling a help file
  • Support
  • Order
  • How to…
    • Start a new project
    • Import existing documentation
    • Capture screenshots
    • REcapture screenshots
    • Add annotations to screenshots
    • Quickly update screenshots when UI changes
    • Create step-by-step guides
    • Create CHM help file
    • Create PDF and printed manuals
    • Create WebHelp
    • Create QtHelp
    • Create JavaHelp and OracleHelp
    • Create EPUB and MOBI ebooks
    • Embed Video from YouTube, Vimeo and etc
    • Change order and hierarchy of topics quickly
    • Create a FAQ
    • Create a Quiz
  • Getting Started
    • UI Overview
    • Project Structure
    • Output Formats
  • Project
    • Variables
    • Storage Modes
  • Topics and Content
    • Manage Topics
    • Classic Toolbar WYSIWYG Editor
    • Tabbed Toolbar Editor
  • Styles
    • Text and Paragraph Styles
    • Table Styles
    • Shape Styles
    • Guide Styles
  • Manage Glossary
  • Images
    • Managing Images
    • Image Editor
    • Using Images
    • Cloned Images
    • Paste from Clipboard
  • How to Work With Video
  • Step-by-step Guides
    • How to create a step-by-step guide
    • How to use guides in topics
  • Text Snippets
    • How to use text snippets
  • Code Snippets
    • How to use code snippets
    • Code snippets in help files
  • Templates
    • HTML-based Templates
    • PDF/RTF/Print Templates
  • Tools
    • Search and Replace
    • Context IDs
    • Screenshots
    • Global Spellcheck
    • Image Tools
    • Check Links
    • REImport
    • WordPress Theme Builder
    • GIF Screen Recorder
  • Reports
  • ToDo List
  • Formats
    • CHM
    • PDF/RTF
    • Classic WebHelp
    • WebHelp 2
    • Printed Manuals
    • QtHelp
    • JavaHelp
    • EPUB
    • MOBI
    • OracleHelp
    • HelpGUI
    • MajorMindHelp
    • Wordpress CMS
    • Knowledge Base
    • GitHub-flavored Markdown
    • SimpleDocServer
    • LiteHelp
    • LeanPub
  • Advanced Topics
    • Conditional compilation
    • Command line tool
    • Organizing text reviews
    • Batch Compile
    • MajorMindHelpViewer
  • Localizing help files
    • Multiple languages
    • Language strings
    • XML Import/Export
  • Quizzes
    • Quizzes Editor Overview
    • How to Embed a Quiz
    • Sample Quiz
  • FAQ Lists
    • FAQ Editor Overview
    • How to Embed a FAQ
    • Sample FAQ
  • Quiz Answers

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