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Help Authoring Basics describes the key elements of a Help system and provides a brief overview of how they are implemented using Doc-To-Help.

The Doc-To-Help Project Editor describes the main features of the user interface as well as a brief description of the properties for each feature.

A Guided Tour of Doc-To-Help contains a detailed set of instructions for transforming a set of ordinary Microsoft Word and HTML documents (included with Doc-To-Help) into online Help for multiple platforms.

Note: Throughout this documentation we refer to Microsoft FrontPage when editing HTML source documents. You may edit your HTML source documents with any HTML editor you choose.

Working with Projects contains instructions on creating, opening and working with the Help project within the project editor.

Doc-To-Help 2007 Source Documents explains the types of source documents Doc-To-Help 2007 supports, how documents are displayed within the project and how to specify the types documents used in the project.

Templates and Cascading Style Sheets provides instructions on using templates and cascading style sheets within the Doc-To-Help project.

Using Styles in Doc-To-Help provides information on how to define and modify paragraph and character styles within the project editor.

Doc-To-Help Markup Language (D2HML) provides information on formatting your source documents with D2HML styles to create links, keywords, conditional text, and much more.

Defining and Organizing Topics provides information on how to use the project editor to develop your topic structure, organize the navigation sequence and modify the contents of your Help project.

Links and Hot Spots contains instructions on developing your links, cross-references, margin notes and mid topic jumps.

Creating a Glossary provides information on how to specify a glossary document and then add, format and link to glossary terms.

Building an Index contains instructions on how to define you index, add primary and secondary keywords and create topic groups.

Customizing Help Windows provides information on how to define and modify your Help windows.

Tips and Techniques for Word illustrates the advanced features of Doc-to-Help: graphics and Internet links, printing, reporting, modifying the glossary and project file management.

Conditional Text and Attributes provides information on how to specify conditional text and how to use attributes to refine your Help files for specific audiences.

Using Modular Help explains how to create and manage a modular Help project for WinHelp or HTML Help.

Scripting Techniques explains the use of Microsoft VBScript code in Doc-to-Help projects, with examples of common operations.

Documenter for .NET contains instructions that allow you to use Documenter to automatically create reference documentation by simply selecting a .NET assembly.

Doc-To-Help Express demonstrates how to use Doc-To-Help’s simplified, wizard-like interface.

Using Natural Search for Doc-To-Help describes how to implement our natural language search component.

Using the Image Map Editor in Microsoft Word demonstrates how to define topic link hot spots by using the image map control.

The Modular TOC Utility contains instructions on how to modify your modular Help system so that both parent and child Help files have a full table of contents.

Using the Context String Editor demonstrates how to add Microsoft Help 2.0 context strings to your Help project.

Using the Theme Designer provides information on how to define and save custom themes for HTML Help, HTML 4.0 and Help 2.0 targets.

Using the Topic Tools in Word describes how to add, rename and remove fully functional topics without rebuilding your project.

Object Model Reference describes the individual properties and methods exposed by the Doc-to-Help object model.