The Helpware Group
Programs developed by The Helpware Group
FAR HTML is a collection of file and HTML Help utilities for authors. FAR contains dozens of time saving File, HTML and HTML Help related tools. FAR is used as both a mainstream authoring tool and as a collection of productivity tools by both web developer and HTML based help authors alike.
H3Viewer is an alternative VS 2010 help viewer in the style of DExplore. It features a full TOC, full Index, Search and favorites. H3Viewer is fast and intuitive and allows you to use multiple document tabs, (ctrl+click to open links in new tabs, shift+click for new window). The viewer is free for personal use.
The H2 Viewer allows you to view MS Help 2 collections. Like the MS HTML Help 1.x viewer it has a standard tri-pane window layout. H2Viewer Features: - View any MS Help 2.x collection or HxS file. - Advanced COM interface and Command line options. - Filter Edit dialog works with non-MS collections. - MS SAPI 5.x Text-To-Speech will read the Topic text. - Simple UI.
FAR HTML is a collection of help authoring and file utilities. If you need to quickly manipulate HTML, XML, ASCII text files, or author help projects (HTML Help 1.x, MS Help 2.x, MS Help Viewer 1.x, Help Viewer 2.x and Uncompressed Web Help) then FAR will save you lots of time and money. You can safely use FAR HTML and MS Workshop/SDK side by side.
Outputs include .mshc/.cab help package files and .msha manifest files. The application includes several additional tools that allows you to test, install/uninstall, view the HelpLibManager.exe output log, perform API calls, and explore the help library data store.
HWServer.DLL is an ActiveX DLL (automation server) designed to extend the capabilities of the HTML Help window. The HW control folder can now be any name. The demo Chm now uses "\~HWServer\" (was \helpware\). The DLL searches first and secondary level folders in the CHM for the main control file "HWControl.INI". Once found that folder is used as the control folder.
FAR is a combination of productive file, html and html help tools for authors, including HTML Help 1.x, and MS Help 2.x. With this software, the user can create help files using any desired editor and then compilation and manipulation can be done. HTML files can be simply created and edited with the help of this software.